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- Bayo, J.; Gómez-López, M.D.; Faz, A.; Caballero, A.
- Journal of cleaner production 2012 v.32 pp. 227-235
- acidification; agricultural land; constructed wetlands; databases; environmental assessment; environmental impact; eutrophication; fertilizer application; global warming; irrigation water; laws and regulations; life cycle assessment; nitrogen; physicochemical properties; pig manure; slurries; swine production; Spain
- ... Due to its environmental impact, pig slurry management is of great importance in the Region of Murcia, Spain, where pig production is considerable. The current slurry management system consists in its direct use in agricultural land, yet this entails an important associated problem, i.e., the limits of nitrogen imposed by legislation (<170 kg N ha⁻¹ yr⁻¹). The use of constructed wetlands affords a ...