This line arises from the challenge of juggling the different soil uses: livestock production and acceptor of wastes and by-products with the conservation of the soil and seepage and run-off water which feed the water reservations quality. The main objective is to promote the soil ecosystem services on its functions of waste recycling, protection, conservation and water purification, under the context of a mainly conventional agriculture, with a trend to increase the by-products valuing and the use for irrigation of potentially polluting wastewaters. The research sub-lines are the following:

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