A Practice-oriented Review of Woodchip Bioreactors for Subsurface Agricultural Drainage

  title={A Practice-oriented Review of Woodchip Bioreactors for Subsurface Agricultural Drainage},
  author={Laura E. Christianson and Alok Bhandari and Matthew J. Helmers},
Woodchip or denitrification bioreactors are an innovative, engineering-based technology to reduce the amount of nitrate in agricultural drainage. Increased interest in improving water quality in areas impacted by agricultural drainage has given bioreactors a boost of publicity over the past several years. While bioreactors continue to be an area of active research and are not a silver bullet to address drainage water quality concerns, the growing number of bioreactor installations by… CONTINUE READING

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