This website theme is still in development
x

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1991 Managing Pesticide and Fertilizer Leaching and Runoff in a Container Nursery

Managing Pesticide and Fertilizer Leaching and Runoff in a Container Nursery

During the first 15 weeks of the growing cycle in a container nursery with travelling-boom irrigation, nearly 60% of the water and 50% of the nitrogen were discharged from the facility. Chemical pesticide use was kept to a minimum using integrated pest management. Waste water was effectively treated with a constructed wetland. Using best management practices in nursery operations can mitigate waste water problems.


Download this file:

PDF document Download this file — PDF document, 89Kb

Details

Author(s): R. Kasten Dumroese, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, David L. Wenny

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1991

Event: Intermountain Forest Nursery Association
1991 - Park City, UT