The use of artificial wetlands to treat greenhouse effluents

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Lévesque, Vicky; Dorais, Martine; Gravel, Valérie; Ménard, Claudine; Antoun, Hani; Rochette, Philippe; Roy, Stéphane;
  • Publisher: International Society for Horticultural Science
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2011.893.138
  • Subject: Carbon source | Constructed pond | Denitrification | Macrophytes | Nitrogen | Phosphate removal | Greenhouse gas emission | Zones humides artificielles | Eaux usées -- Épuration -- Dénitrification | Eaux usées -- Épuration -- Déphosphatation | Serres -- Aspect de l'environnement | Gaz à effet de serre | Plantes aquatiques | Cycle du carbone (Biogéochimie)

Untreated greenhouse effluents or leak solution constitute a major environmental burden because their nitrate and phosphate concentrations may induce eutrophication. Artificial wetlands may offer a low cost alternative treatment of greenhouse effluents and consequently ... View more
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