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Managing Vegetation on Peat-Sand Filter Beds for Wastewater Disposal

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Year Published

1985

Publication

Research Note NC-333. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Cattail; sewage; effluent; nutrients; grass; sedge

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 https://doi.org/10.2737/NC-RN-333.

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