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Sewage Effluent Infiltrates Frozen Forest SoilAuthor(s): Alfred Ray Harris
Source: Research Note NC-197. 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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DescriptionSecondarily treated sewage effluent, applied at the rate of 1 and 2 inches per week, infiltrated a frozen Sparta sand soil forested with jack pine and scrub oak. Maximum frost depth in treated plots averaged 60 cm and in check plots averages 35 cm. Nitrogen was mobile with some accumulation. Phosphorus was absorbed.
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CitationHarris, Alfred Ray. 1976. Sewage Effluent Infiltrates Frozen Forest Soil. Research Note NC-197. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordswiner irrigation, effluent irrigation, permeability
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