Overuse of Land by Intensive Farming

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Mind Map on Overuse of Land by Intensive Farming, created by oitt_aa on 09/22/2013.

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Overuse of Land by Intensive Farming
1 • Intensive farming uses large quantities of inorganic fertilizers containing nitrate, phosphate and potassium ions also known as ‘NPK’.
2 • Inorganic fertilisers are very effective but also have undesirable effects on the environment.
3 • They contain nitrate and ammonium ions which are very soluble and can quickly leach out into local rivers and lakes.
4 • This results in rapid algal growth particularly in lakes.
5 • This populations explosion is known as an algal bloom. The enrichment of a body of water with inorganic nutrients is a case of eutrophication.
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