Treatment of domestic wastewater using the nutrient film technique (NFT) to produce horticultural roses.

@article{Monnet2002TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of domestic wastewater using the nutrient film technique (NFT) to produce horticultural roses.},
  author={Fabien Monnet and Nathalie Vaillant and Adnane Hitmi and Philippe Vernay and Alain Coudret and Huguette Sallanon},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 14},
  pages={3489-96}
}
Removal of organic matter, nitrogen and phosphorus was investigated in a pilot based on the nutrient film technique system used for horticultural production. Rosebushes producing commercial roses were set on an inclined impermeable surface over which a thin film of domestic wastewater flowed directly through the root matrix. The roses produced with wastewater as nutrient solution were qualitatively and quantitatively similar to those produced traditionally and can be marketable. In the presence… CONTINUE READING