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Use of aquatic and terrestrial plants for removing phosphorus from dairy wastewaters

Author(s): T. A. DeBusk, J. E. Peterson and K. R. Reddy

Month: Nov
Year: 1995

Publication Type: Proceedings Paper
Journal: Ecological Engineering
Volume: 5
Issue: 2-3
Pages: 371-390

Article Topic(s): Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Mesocosm

Species Referenced: Canna flaccida (Bandanna of the everglades), Juncus effusus (Common rush),

Abstract

Evaluates the ability of plants remove phosphorous from dairy lagoon wastewater. Canna flaccida and Pontederia cordata were the two species (out of ten) that provided the highest rates of phosphorus uptake from the enriched wastewater.

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T. A. DeBusk, J. E. Peterson and K. R. Reddy. "Use of aquatic and terrestrial plants for removing phosphorus from dairy wastewaters." Ecological Engineering 5.2-3 (1995): 371-390.

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ISSN: 0925-8574
DOI: 10.1016/0925-8574(95)00033-X

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