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By J.D. van Mansvelt

This paintings is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, widely-calibrated record for european sustainable panorama administration, that's meant to serve either as an analytical software of reference in addition to a layout device for neighborhood, neighborhood and ecu coverage making on sustainable developments.

The device has been built out of a multidisciplinary learn in european nations which used to be designed to determine what may be the total necessities for a sustainable administration of the panorama of rural parts. may those conditions be introduced jointly in a complete method with enough consistency to conform with the suggestion that the panorama is an entity, which may be controlled as a result? Cooperation of the clinical specialists with these concerned with the sensible facet, and alternating plenary reporting with subgroup visits to farms within the rural landscapes of the contributors' nations, allowed for the advance of a few really interdisciplinary teamwork. natural agriculture has been integrated to determine how natural agriculture contributes to the agricultural landscape.

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Include (autumn/winter) cover crops. Include some deep rooting crops, lin this respect cereals, grasses and lucerne have better value than other crops (including green manuring crops), while the root, bulb and tuber crops have least significant here. Take care not to compact soil too much. Here the value declines from the crops moved in summer and autumn, lifted in summer and lifted in autumn. Have a good balance between high and low nitrogen uptake crops. Have a high N transfer to subsequent crops value, which is based on (1) N residues in the soil after harvest, (2) N mineralisation from crop residues, (3) N losses from leaching and (4) denitrification.

For each main criterion and sub-criterion a TARGET is given to serve the criteria and to give the reasons why they are mentioned as criteria. 38 Introduction to the results Finally, to indicate ways in which the mentioned criteria can be measured, parameters are mentioned in bold and italics. Where relevant data could be identified, examples are given for magnitudes, limits or ranges in which we think these parameters should be kept in order to warrant the environmental qualities needed for its sustainable use.

Water that is clean enough for swimming is not necessary clean enough for washing, drinking or medical use of high-tech applications. Objectives that a certain study subject should serves, give the final meaning or ultimate value of a criteria. Moreover, the health requirements for drinking water for children or other vulnerable groups differ from adults with a strong constitution. This means that one target may have several criteria. So there are also several targets a sustainable landscape management has to meet.

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