Reducing Water and Agrochemical Movement from Container Nursery Production Using Bioreactors and Irrigation Management
From Rodney Fernandez
Damon Abdi, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Horticulture. Dissertation defense describing movement of agrochemicals (nitrate, phosphate and pesticides) under different irrigation management in container nursery production and remediation of nitrate, phosphate, bifenthrin, chlorpyrifos and oxyfluorfen using a 2-stage woodchip/aggregate bioreactor system. Publications from dissertation and associated projects to date (4/24/2020): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115311; https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04298-19; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11122436; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11112354. Four more publications are expected to result from the dissertation and 2 more from associated projects. Damon passed his defense and is now Dr. Damon Abdi, Ph.D.