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    Author(s): Arthur E. Elling
    Date: 1985
    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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    Five 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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    Citation

    Elling, 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

    Keywords

    Cattail, sewage, effluent, nutrients, grass, sedge

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