Remediation of Runoff: Options for Container Plant Nurseries
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EP358

How to Cite

Sharma, Jyotsna, P. Chris Wilson, and Thomas H. Yeager. 2008. “Remediation of Runoff: Options for Container Plant Nurseries: ENH1088/EP358, 1/2008”. EDIS 2008 (2). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep358-2008.

Abstract

ENH-1088, a 6-page illustrated factsheet by J. Sharma, P.C. Wilson, and T.H. Yeager, describes the problem of non-point source pollution from container nurseries, and plant-based and non-plant-based options for remediation. Includes references. Published by UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, January 2008.

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