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Carreck, N. L. and Christian, D. G. 1993. The effect of the previous crop on the growth, nitrogen uptake and yield of winter barley intended for malting. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture - jsfa. 62 (2), pp. 137-145.
|Authors||Carreck, N. L. and Christian, D. G.|
Winter barley which received a range of nitrogen rates, was grown at Rothamsted as a test crop after winter oats, winter barley, winter beans, oilseed rape or potatoes, to compare the effects of previous crop on growth and N uptake. In the autumn following the first year crops, the largest amount of residual inorganic N found in the soil was after potatoes, the smallest after oats. Throughout the second season the heaviest crops of barley, which also contained the most N, were after potatoes, and the lightest were after barley. To produce grain with a N concentration of less than 1.8 % N (w/w, dry wt), acceptable for malting, it was found that not more than 75 kg N ha-1 after barley and 125 kg N ha-1 after oats, 100 kg N ha-1 after beans and 50 kg N ha-1 after rape or potatoes could be applied. The results demonstrated that barley of acceptable quality for malting can be grown after a break crop, providing that the rate of N fertiliser is suitably adjusted to take account of the residual fertility, but the results do not suggest that residual soil N affects the grain N concentration differently to N applied as fertiliser early in the season.
|Keywords||Agriculture, Multidisciplinary; Chemistry, Applied; Food Science & Technology|
|Year of Publication||1993|
|Journal||Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture - jsfa|
|Journal citation||62 (2), pp. 137-145|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1002/jsfa.2740620206|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|Funder project or code||018|
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