Author Archives: Dustin Meador

About Dustin Meador

Dustin Meador is a Ph.D. student in the Environmental Horticulture Department at the University of Florida.

How Dirty Is Your Water? Ready Research Results

During summer 2009, we collected irrigation water samples from 24 greenhouses and nurseries across 11 states in the United States as part of the Young Plant Research Center program. We evaluated physical, chemical and biological water quality and determined whether current treatment practices were maintaining water quality within recommended guidelines. Table 1 summarizes our results