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Fertilizer, pollution, urban, micro-plastic, environment
- Polymer Coated Urea (PCU) is an effective fertilizer.
- Microplastics, from a wide range of waste materials, pollute water bodies.
- One potential source of microplastics are from PCU fertilizers if the coatings are transported overland into water bodies.
- Various urban landscape systems vary in the potential for surface runoff.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Seely, C. J.; Geary, B. T.; and Hopkins, B. G., "Polymer Coated Urea Microplastics: Urban Landscape" (2022). Library/Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition 2022. 31.
Plant and Wildlife Sciences
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