FW: water cress

The following refs. are worth checking out. The records in the our database 
indicate info on water quality.


Habegger, R.\ Kohl, M.\ Fritz, D. (1989) A cultivation method for Nasturtium 
officinale (watercress) grown in greenhouse. Acta Horticulturae No. 242, pp. 
291-295. First international symposium on diversification of vegetable 
crops, Angers, France, 26-30 Sep. 1988. Authors' address: Institute of 
Vegetable Crops Research, Technical University of Munchen, 8050 
Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany.

Hardwick, D. C. (1986) The uses of water in UK agriculture and horticulture. 
In: Effects of land use on fresh waters: agriculture, forestry, mineral 
exploitation, urbanisation. (edited by J.F. de L.G. Solbe). Ellis Horwood 
Series in Water and Wastewater Technology. Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 
1EB, UK; Ellis Horwood Limited. pp. 180-193. ISBN 0-7458-0054-8. Author's 
address:  Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Great Westminster 
House, Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AE, UK.

>Has anyone seen a good reference on watercress production and water
>quality requirements.

>Marten Jenkins
>Research Associate
>The Freshwater Institute
>PO Box 1746
>Shepherdstown WV 25443