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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Managing Pesticide and Fertilizer Leaching and Runoff in a Container Nursery
R. Kasten Dumroese, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, and David L. Wenny
1991: Park City, UT
During the first 15 weeks of the growing cycle in a
container nursery with travelling-boom irrigation, nearly 60% of the
water and 50% of the nitrogen were discharged from the facility.
Chemical pesticide use was kept to a minimum using integrated pest
management. Waste water was effectively treated with a constructed
wetland. Using best management practices in nursery operations can
mitigate waste water problems.
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