SL316, a 9-page illustrated guide by Thomas Obreza, Mark Clark, Brian Boman, Tatiana Borisova, Matt Cohen, Michael Dukes, Tom Frazer, Ed Hanlon, Karl Havens, Chris Martinez, Kati Migliaccio, Sanjay Shukla, and Alan Wright, provides a basic, concise, and understandable description of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed numeric nutrient criteria for Florida, the background events that led to its release, some pertinent scientific issues, and implications for the future. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, February 2010.
SL-300, a 7-page illustrated fact sheet by Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, George A. O’Connor, and Thomas A. Obreza, describes the phosphorous problem in Florida, and the use of this byporoduct of municipal drinking water purification as a soil amendment to reduce nonpoint source polution by phosphorous. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, July 2009.
SL-299, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, George A. O’Connor, and Thomas A. Obreza, explores possible effects of land-applying Al-WTR on the environment, and recommends ways to minimize human impacts. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, July 2009.
SL285, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Kelly T. Morgan, Edward A. Hanlon, and Thomas A. Obreza, describes an easy to use web-based water-balance irrigation scheduling tool that assists growers in determining irrigation schedules that can improve water use efficiency and reduce nutrient leaching. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, May 2009.
Revised! SL-238, a 4-page fact sheet by Thomas Obreza, Larry Parsons, and Kelly Morgan, discusses the factors influencing the price of nitrogen fertilizer sources and economic considerations for future nitrogen fertilizer availability. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, February 2009.
SL-278, an 18-page illustrated guide by Thomas Obreza, presents average daily water use for 13 North Florida crops that can be used to help schedule irrigation. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, December 2008.
ENH-1115, a 10-page fact sheet by Sartain, J.B., L.E. Trenholm, E.F. Gilman, T.A. Obreza, and G. Toor, was created to help guide local government officials in developing local regulations based on science. It uses a question-and-answer format to address common concerns related to fertilizers, best management practices (BMPs), landscapes and their maintenance. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, December 2008.
SL-279, a 6-page fact sheet by Rao Mylavarapu, Kelley Hines and Thomas Obreza, presents the details of several types of diagnostic tests for nutrient status and management in commercial citrus groves in Florida, as well as sample submission procedures. Includes references and a copy of the sample submission form (in the pdf version). Published by the UF Soil and Water Science Department, December 2008.