Toxicity identification of poultry litter aqueous leachate.

  title={Toxicity identification of poultry litter aqueous leachate.},
  author={Gian Gupta and Jan Borowiec and Joseph Okoh},
  journal={Poultry science},
  volume={76 10},
Poultry litter is a mixture of excreta, feed, feathers, and bedding material. Poultry litter is useful as a fertilizer due to the presence of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Litter is commonly used for growing corn, soybeans, potatoes, tomatoes, leafy vegetables, and cover crops. The aqueous leachate of poultry litter has been shown to exhibit toxicity to a variety of indicator organisms. The objective of this research was to identify classes of toxicants in the litter aqueous leachate… CONTINUE READING


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