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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
Publication Type: Proceedings Paper
Journal: Ecological Engineering
Article Topic(s): Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Mesocosm
AbstractEvaluates 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.
Suggested CitationT. 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.