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- Cardoso, Fatima, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of environmental management 2012 v.110 pp. 1
- Escherichia coli; Salmonella; bacteria; bacterial contamination; best management practices; bromides; clay; clay loam soils; drying; filter strips; geographic information systems; grasses; infiltration (hydrology); loam soils; microrelief; nonpoint source pollution; pig manure; pollution control; rain; rainfall simulation; runoff; soil quality; soil water; soil water storage; subsurface soil layers; surface water; swine; topsoil; vegetation; water pollution; water resources; water table
- ... Vegetated filter strips (VFS) are commonly recommended as a best management practice to prevent manure-borne microorganisms from reaching surface water resources. However, relatively little is known about the efficacy of VFS in mitigating bacterial runoff from land-applied swine manure. A field lysimeter study was designed to evaluate the effect of surface soil hydrologic conditions and vegetation ...