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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INNOVATIVE BIORESOURCE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENHANCED ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND VALUE OPTIMIZATION

Location: Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research

Title: Recovered phosphorus from animal manure and its use as fertilizer

Authors
item Szogi, Ariel
item Bauer, Philip
item Vanotti, Matias

Submitted to: Agronomy Abstracts
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: July 5, 2011
Publication Date: October 16, 2011
Citation: Szogi, A.A., Bauer, P.J., Vanotti, M.B. 2011. Recovered phosphorus from animal manure and its use as fertilizer [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting, October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.

Technical Abstract: Repeated land application of large amounts of manure from confined livestock facilities is an environmental concern frequently associated to excess phosphorus (P) in soils and a likely source for pollution of water resources. Animal waste treatments that include recovery of P from manure are a management option that can resolve problems on excess application of P manure to land. Yet, the aspect of P recovery and reuse is important for the global cycling of this nutrient because unlike nitrogen, mineral P world reserves are limited. This presentation will report the results on new treatment processes to extract and recover P from manure and poultry litter and its potential use as an effective plant fertilizer source.

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