Research related to the use of biosolids and poultry litter in tree planting environments.

Biosolids Research

ID # Publication name
EB-453 Best Practices for Deep Row Entrenchment (DRE) of Biosolids using Hybrid Poplar Trees - University of Maryland Extension


Nutrient Recommendations for Commercial Loblolly Pine Plantations in Maryland - University of Maryland Extension
FS-993 Biomass Production Study of Hybrid Poplar Grown on Deep Trenched Municipal Biosolids - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet


Nitrogen Migration from Deep-Row Biosolids Incorporation on a Hybrid Poplar Tree Farm (Felton, G.K., Kays, J.S.). Written for presentation at the 2014 Water Environment Federation Residuals and Biosolids Meeting, Austin TX. 32 pp. May 18-21, 2014.
--- Effect of Nitrogen-Based Biosolid Application on Tree Growth, Water Quality, and Soil Phosphorous in Hybrid Poplar Plantations - Jonathan S. Kays, University of Maryland Extension; Gary K. Felton, University of Maryland; Daniel L. Ward, Rutgers/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
--- Use of Deep-Row Biosolid Applications to Grow Forest Trees - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet
--- Site Preparation and the Effect of Subsoiling on Survival and Growth of Hybrid Poplar - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet
--- Effect of Deep Row Biosolid Application on Water Quality - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet
--- Five-Year Study Results on Hybrid Poplar Clone Study Using Deep Row Biosolids Incorporation - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet
--- Hypothetical Business Scenario for Deep Row Biosolid Incorporation for a Hybrid Poplar Forestry Operation - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet
RNS3 Results of Hybrid Poplar Clone Trial After Two Years at the ERCO Tree Farm in Prince George's County, Maryland  - University of Maryland Extension Research Note
--- Nitrogen migration from deep-row biosolids incorporation on a hybrid poplar tree farm (Felton, G.K., D. Maimone, and J.S. Kays, 2008).NABEC Paper: 08-051 presented at 2008 NABEC annual meeting, Aberdeen, MD. 35 pp., July 28 - 30, 2008.
--- Determination of Optimum Tree Density and Biosolid Application Rate and the Effect on Water Quality and Tree Growth Using the Deep Row Biosolids Incorporation MethodAnnual Report for Period of July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2007
--- Deep Row Incorporation of Biosolids to Grow Hybrid Poplar Trees on Gravel Spoils in Southern Maryland (Kays, J. S, G. K. Felton, C. U. Buswell, and E. J. Flamino, 2007). Water Practice, Volume 1, Issue 1.
--- Water Quality of Deep Row Biosolids Incorporation on a Tree Farm - Buswell, C. U., G. K. Felton, J. S. Kays, and E. J. Flamino. (2006). In Proceedings of the 2006 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Conference, July 9-12, 2006, Portland, OR.
--- Third Year Report from January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2004: Determination of Optimum Tree Density, Biosolid Application Rate, Water Quality Impacts and Tree Growth Effects Using the Deep Row Biosolids Incorporation Method
--- Use of Deep-Row Biosolids Applications to Grow Forest Trees: A Case Study (Kays, J. S., E. J. Flamino, G. Felton, & P. D. Flamino, 2000). In C.L. Henry, R.B. Harrison, and R.K. Bastian (Eds.), The Forest Alternative: Principles and Practice of Residuals Use. (pp. 105-110). Seattle, WA: University of Washington College of Forest Resources.
--- Deep-Row Application of Biosolids to Grow Forest Crops on Mine Spoils (Kays, J. S., 1999). In Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation/Association of Wastewater Operators Joint Residuals and Biosolids Management Conference. January 27-30, 1999. Charlotte, NC: Water Environment Research Federation.


Poultry Litter Application Research

--- Nutrient and Poultry Litter Management - University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics
--- Economic Value of Poultry Litter Supplies in Alternative Uses - Lichtenberg, Erik, Doug Parker, Lori Lynch (2002). Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, October 2002
--- Willingness of Forest Landowners to Use Poultry Litter as Fertilizer - Lori Lynch and Robert Tjaden, University of Maryland Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics Working Paper No. 01-09, July 2001
--- Poultry Litter Application Recommendations in Pine Plantations -