Survey of Best Management Practices in Container Production Nurseries

  title={Survey of Best Management Practices in Container Production Nurseries},
  author={G. Fain and C. Gilliam and K. Tilt and J. Olive and B. Wallace},
  journal={Journal of environmental horticulture},
Abstract Twenty-four nurseries producing container-grown plants were surveyed along the coastal zone of south Alabama to determine Best Management Practices (BMPs) implemented since 1988. All nurseries utilized multiple BMPs. Seventy-five percent of all nurseries surveyed have the capability to capture runoff water; however, larger nurseries (medium 4.5–16.6 ha (11–40 A); large 16.6+ ha (40+A)) were more likely to capture runoff than smaller nurseries 0.4–4.1 ha (1–10 A). Since 1988, 78% of all… Expand

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