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WRRCTR No.170 Wastewater Irrigation for Alfalfa, Guinea Grass, and Papaya Production in Hawai'i

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title WRRCTR No.170 Wastewater Irrigation for Alfalfa, Guinea Grass, and Papaya Production in Hawai'i
Creator Gee, Henry K Murabayashi, Edwin T Young, Reginald HF
Subject wastewater irrigation water reuse percolation nitrogen removal alfalfa forages nutrient stripping guinea grass papaya Alfalfa -- Irrigation -- Hawaii. Guinea grass -- Irrigation -- Hawaii. Irrigation farming -- Hawaii. Papaya -- Irrigation -- Hawaii. Sewage irrigation -- Hawaii. Water reuse -- Hawaii.
Description Hawaii State General Fund Grant/Contract No. Project No. S-011 A preliminary investigation was undertaken to determine the effectiveness of using treated municipal wastewater for irrigation and nutrient stripping by three agricultural crops. Alfalfa and guinea grass were chosen because local production could reduce the large amounts of alfalfa cubes and hay imported for the dairy and cattle industry. Papaya was selected because it is a developing export crop with an established marketing infrastructure. Health hazards were not a factor in this study....
Date 1985-09
Type Report
Identifier Gee HK, Murabayashi ET, Young RHF. 1985. Wastewater irrigation for alfalfa, guinea grass, and papaya production in Hawai'i. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 170. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2018
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 170
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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