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Academic Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences, 2024, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/AJALS.2024.050101.

Research progress and treatment status of agricultural non-point source pollution in China


Zhihang Tao, Guangbin Liu

Corresponding Author:
Guangbin Liu

Academy of Environmental Science, Nanjing, 210003, China


Agricultural non-point source (NPS) pollution has become a significant environmental issue with detrimental impacts on water quality and ecosystem health in China. The widespread use of pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and the growing animal husbandry sector contribute to this complex ecological challenge. This paper synthesizes the current research progress and treatment status of NPS pollution in China. We address the sources and drivers of pollution, evaluate existing pollution levels and their impacts, and examine advances in pollution control technologies and management practices. Case studies and practical applications are analyzed for their effectiveness in reducing NPS pollution. The conclusions outline combined insights from various studies and offer policy recommendations alongside directions for future research.


Non-point source; Environmental pollution

Cite This Paper

Zhihang Tao, Guangbin Liu. Research progress and treatment status of agricultural non-point source pollution in China. Academic Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences (2024) Vol. 5 Issue 1: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJALS.2024.050101.


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