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Main Title Water quality renovation of animal waste lagoons utilizing aquatic plants /
Author Culley, Jr., Dudley D. ; Gholson, James H. ; Chisholm, Tom S. ; Standifer, Leon C. ; Epps, Ernest A.
CORP Author Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge. Agricultural Experiment Station.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA/600-2-78-153; EPA-R-803326; PB286938
Stock Number PB-286 938
OCLC Number 04329073
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Animal waste--United States.
Additional Subjects Aquatic plants ; Lagoons(Ponds) ; Agricultural wastes ; Water pollution control ; Aquaculture ; Dairy cattle ; Weed control ; Yield ; Plant growth ; Nutrients ; Concentration(Composition) ; Recovery ; Ammonium compounds ; Proteins ; Nitrogen ; Phosphorus ; Potassium ; Standards ; Spirodela oligoriza ; Spirodela polyrihza ; Lemna gibba
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EHAM  TD930.W38 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-78-153 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/07/2011
EJBD  EPA 600-2-78-153 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/08/2016
ELBD  EPA 600-2-78-153 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/10/1998
EMBD  EPA/600/2-78/153 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 02/17/1995
ERAD  EPA 600/2-78-153 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/24/2012
ESAD  EPA 600-2-78-153 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-286 938 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation xvii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Duckweeds Spirodela oligorhiza, S. polyrhiza, and Lemna gibba (clone G3) grown on dairy waste lagoons gave an estimated maximum annual yield of 22,023 kg dry wt./ha. S. oligorhiza and L. gibba had higher growth rates in the spring, fall, and winter, with L. gibba growing throughout most of the winter. Nutrient content of the plants increased with increasing nutrients in the lagoons. Mean crude protein of dry duckweeds was 36%, to a maximum of 42%. The duckweeds recovered on a hectare basis the N, P, and K of 15.5, 34, and 8.8 lactating cows respectively. During the winter the rate was 1.27 mg/l/day (duckweed lagoons) and 0.82 mg/l/day for controls. Ammonium reduction was 84% greater in the duckweed lagoons during winter. Phosphorus reduction in duckweed lagoons, though significantly different from controls, was insufficient to meet water quality standards.
Grant no. R-803326. "July 1978." "EPA/600-2-78-153." Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-148).