USING PEDOLOGICAL AND AGROCHEMICAL INFORMATION FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NITRATES DIRECTIVE IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE-TERRITORIAL UNIT CENAD PUBLISHEDDorin ŢĂRĂU, D. DICU, Liliana BREI, R. BERTICI
Directive 91/676 / EEC on the protection of waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources is transposed into Romanian legislation by HG. 964/2000 approving the Plan of Action for the Protection of waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources. In accordance with art. 6. (1) of the annex to Government Decision no. 964/2000 approving the Plan of Action for the protection of waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources in accordance with art. 2. (8) of the Rules of organization and functioning of the Commission and support group for protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources, approved by Order no. 425/105951/2001 of Water and Environment Minister and the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Commission to implement the Action Plan for the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources, issued Decision no. 21130/DC/14.10.2010 approval of the Action Program for vulnerable zones to nitrate from agricultural sources. The measures from this Action Programme regard to that holdings of more than 8 UVM, the spread manure annual amount not to exceed a specified amount per hectare over a year, one of the ways to exploit a liquid manure of animals farms consisting and their use as liquid organic fertilizer for crops. Physico-chemical properties of soil samples (texture, pH, humus and N, P, K, content etc..) and biochemical and microbial diversity of the samples were analyzed in the Research Laboratory of USAMVB-OSPA Timisoara after national norms and standards approved by the Standards Association of Romania (ASRO). Knowledge of these special features of the soil presents a theoretical and practical importance. Theoretical, because it provides to the expert the posibility to interpret the phenomena that occur in soil and to predict soil evolution in particular and the wider environment in terms of present and future health and warns the farmer what action should be taken to bring optimum soil conditions for growth and development of plants. Importance, originality and timeliness of work is the necesity of soil and environmental protection by implementing the Action Program for vulnerable zones to nitrate from agricultural sources, in Timis county, it being the focal point for monitoring the implementation of the Nitrates Directive for soil and crops, to ensure information for the country report on Nitrates Directive.
fertilizer, cover crop, vulnerable area, livestock, monitoring