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Sewage Sludge Fertilization in Pine Forests: Ecological Effects on Soil and Vegetation

  • Torleif Bramryd

Abstract

Efforts to increase forest productivity have resulted in a need for fertilizers. Mostly energy-consuming synthetic fertilizers are used. At the same time sewage plants produce an increasing amount of sludge with a high nutrient concentration, especially nitrogen. This sludge has become a disposal problem but it could instead be used as fertilizer in forests.

Keywords

Sewage Sludge Mineral Soil Mineralization Rate Mineral Layer Digested Sludge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Torleif Bramryd
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  1. 1.Department of Plant EcologyUniversity of Lund Ecology BuildingLundSweden

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