Effectiveness of buffer strips in the Netherlands : research plan

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Abstract

On 1 July 2004 the European Commission and the Netherlands reached an agreement about the implementation of the Nitrates Directive for the nearby future. In this decree narrow fertilizer-free strips of 0.25 – 1.501 m are prescribed, depending on the type of crop and the method of herbicide application, whereas many other countries use a fertiliser-free zone2 of at least 5 m.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherAlterra
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Publication series

NameEffectiveness of buffer strips in the Netherlands
PublisherAlterra
No.1

Keywords

  • buffer zones
  • ditch banks
  • nutrient leaching
  • agricultural land
  • research projects

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    Noij, G. J. (2006). Effectiveness of buffer strips in the Netherlands : research plan. (Effectiveness of buffer strips in the Netherlands; No. 1). Wageningen: Alterra.