Biological effects of fertilizer on a warm-water lake
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Published by Michigan State College, Agricultural Experiment Station in East Lansing .
Written in English


  • Fertilizers -- Environmental aspects,
  • Lakes,
  • Fishes -- Feeding and feeds.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert C. Ball and Howard A. Tanner.
SeriesTechnical bulletin -- 223, Technical bulletin (Michigan State College. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 223.
ContributionsTanner, Howard A., Michigan State College. Agricultural Experiment Station.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21862487M

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Use of liquid fertilizer tanks to deliver water to livestock is a documented hazard for nitrate or urea toxicosis. The potential for nitrate accumulation in weeds and forages intended for feeding or grazing and the risks this poses to ruminants, especially cattle, should be pointed out to farmers and ranchers by university extension and farm industry personnel. Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) BOD is directly linked with decomposition of dead organic matter present in the lake and hence the higher values of BOD can be directly co-related with pollution status and has an inverse relation with DO concentration. The BOD values were observed in between mg/L. The permissible limit is mg/L. Fertilizer Materials Fertilizer Label Complete versus Incomplete Fertilizer Special-purpose Fertilizers Slow-release Fertilizers Organic Fertilizers Calculations of Application Rates Ex. 1. Calculating Nutrient Content of Dry and Liquid Fertilizers I. Effects occur mostly on older or lower leaves of plant; effects generalized or localized. The number of plants and algae in a lake, pond or other water body increase with an increased supply of nutrients, particularly N and P. N and P are present in manure in sufficient quantity to be used as fertilizer for crop growth and will have a similar effect on algae and aquatic plants.