On the use of unsaturated flow and transport models in nutrient and pesticide management

M. Vanclooster, J.J.T.I. Boesten, A. Tiktak, N. Jarvis, J.G. Kroes, R. Muñoz-Carpena, B.E. Clothier, S.R. Green

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In this paper, we show how flow and transport models are introduced in the nutrient and pesticide management decision-making process. Examples are given of the use of flow and transport models in (i) field-scale nutrient and pesticide management; (ii) the identification and evaluation of fertilization and pesticide application practices supporting the implementation of regional-scale environmental management plans; and (iii) the registration of plant-protection products
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnsaturated-zone modeling: progress, challenges and applications
EditorsR.A. Feddes, G.H. de Rooij, J.C. van Dam
Place of PublicationDordrecht [etc.]
Number of pages364
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventFrontis workshop on unsaturated-zone modeling -
Duration: 3 Oct 20045 Oct 2004

Publication series

NameWageningen UR Frontis Series


WorkshopFrontis workshop on unsaturated-zone modeling


  • soil water movement
  • infiltration
  • nutrients
  • pesticides
  • water pollution
  • models


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