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Title: Use of diaper polymers as soil conditioner
Authors: Shahidian, Shakib
Serralheiro, Ricardo
Serrano, João M.
Machado, Rui
Toureiro, Célia
Rebocho, J.
Keywords: Diaper polymers
Soil conditioner
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Shahidian S., Serralheiro R.., Serrano J., Machado R., Toureiro, C., Rebocho J. (2010). Use of diaper polymers as soil conditioner. “14th RAMIRAN International Conference - Treatment and use of organic residues in agriculture: challenges and opportunities towards sustainable management”, Lisbon, Portugal, 12-15 September 2010, 4p.
Abstract: The objective of this ongoing study is to evaluate the viability of recycling used diaper filling in agriculture, as a soil amendment. To achieve this goal, the effect of diaper filling on soil available water, crop water stress and production need to be studied, since diapers contain varying amounts of bleached cellulose fiber and other additives besides SAPs which influence the overall effect of diaper addition to the soil. In this particular study, the effect of application of diaper filling on an open air autumn lettuce is studied.
Type: lecture
Appears in Collections:ICAAM - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings
ERU - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings

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