Agricultural utilisation of municipal sludge in willow plantation
1 Rzeszow University of Technology, Department of Materials Forming and Processing, Al. Powst. Warszawy 8, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland
2 Rzeszow University of Technology, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Al. Powst. Warszawy 6, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland
3 Rzeszow University of Technology, Department of Water Purification and Protection, Al. Powst. Warszawy 6, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland
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This paper presents the results of analyses of the monitoring selected energetic willow plantations (30 ha) located in Podkarpackie Province (Poland), which have been fertilised using a prototype trailer for land-applying municipal sludge. The fertilisation of the willow plantation is undertaken using this prototype for the subsurface application of municipal sewage sludge into soil. The presented prototype is a component of technology of energetic plant production that has been developed at the Rzeszow University of Technology. The results of soil investigations allow to us conclude that the deposition of sewage sludge using the presented prototype of the agricultural trailer is conducted in accordance with legal regulations and does not cause significant perturbation of the natural trophic chain.
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