A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Powlson, D. S., Jenkinson, D. S., Pruden, G. and Johnston, A. E. 1985. The effect of straw incorporation on the uptake of nitrogen by winter wheat. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 36 (1), pp. 26-30.
|Authors||Powlson, D. S., Jenkinson, D. S., Pruden, G. and Johnston, A. E.|
There was a small decrease in grain yield (from 10.8 to 10.5 t ha−1) when wheat straw (3 t dry matter ha−1) was incorporated into a silty clay loam soil sown to winter wheat. In the absence of straw, 60% of autumn‐applied 15N‐labelled nitrate was lost from the crop:soil system. Straw incorporation decreased this loss to 47%. There was little overall effect on the uptake of N by the crop, presumably because straw immobilised inorganic N that would otherwise have been leached from the soil during winter. Only 12% of the N in 15N‐labelled straw was recovered by the crop; 78% still remained in the soil one year after incorporation.
|Year of Publication||1985|
|Journal||Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture|
|Journal citation||36 (1), pp. 26-30|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1002/jsfa.2740360105|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|01 Jan 1985|
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