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Wright et al Evaluation of composted municipal waste as an amendment to pine bark for use in container ornamental production.

Evaluated composted household garbage (municipal solid waste compost (MSWC) as an amendment to composted pine bark for use as a growing substrate in container plant production. Studies suggested that currently replacing about one-third of pine bark with MSWC can be effectively used to grow a wide variety of container plants or flowers. Wright, AN, JL Sibley, and W Lu. Center for Applied Nursery Research.

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This project received support from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services as part of the Specialty Crops Block Grant Program.

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