Casey, H. and Ladle, M. (1988) Impact of watercress cultivation on river water quality: progress report for the period, January - December 1987. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, 3pp. (RL/149/1).
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The objective of this short project progress report is to investigate the possible water quality implications of modern watercress growing practices. Chalk receiving watercourses are usually of high supply, amenity, game fishing and fish farming value. Any headwater pollution load, therefore, needs characterising and quantifying. Two sites of watercress farming were studied in 1986-87 and nutrient levels examined. Different approaches of watercress farmers in Dorset and Hampshire are summarised.
|Item Type:||Monograph or Serial issue|
|Title:||Impact of watercress cultivation on river water quality: progress report for the period, January - December 1987|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Publisher:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Place of Publication:||Ambleside, UK|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Rivers; Aquaculture; Aquaculture enterprises; Aquaculture techniques; Nutrients (mineral); England|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||28 Apr 2011 16:35|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 15:16|
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