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Managing Vegetation on Peat-Sand Filter Beds for Wastewater DisposalAuthor(s): Arthur E. Elling
Source: Research Note NC-333. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionFive species of grass, one sedge, and cattail were grown on a peat-sand filter bed irrigated with sewage effluent. Yields, uptake of nitrogen and phosphorus, and lodging problems were determined for all species when grown to various heights ranging from 5 to 75 cm.
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CitationElling, Arthur E. 1985. Managing Vegetation on Peat-Sand Filter Beds for Wastewater Disposal. Research Note NC-333. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsCattail, sewage, effluent, nutrients, grass, sedge
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