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Hart, P. B. S., Powlson, D. S., Poulton, P. R., Johnston, A. E. and Jenkinson, D. S. 1993. The availability of the nitrogen in the crop residues of winter wheat to subsequent crops. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 121 (3), pp. 355-362.
|Authors||Hart, P. B. S., Powlson, D. S., Poulton, P. R., Johnston, A. E. and Jenkinson, D. S.|
Three field experiments in Eastern England, in which 15N-labelled fertilizer had been applied to winter wheat, were used to measure the persistence of the labelled N remaining in soil and stubble at harvest and the availability of this N to up to four subsequent wheat crops. A portion of the labelled fertilizer N quickly became stabilized in the soil, with only small and ever-decreasing amounts recovered by subsequent crops. Combining all sites, all years and all applications of fertilizer, 6·6±1·92 (S.D.) % of the labelled fertilizer remaining in soil (0–70 cm) plus stubble in the year of application was taken up by the next wheat crop, i.e. by the first ‘residual year’ crop. A further 3·5±0·39% was taken up in the second residual year, 2·2±0·43% in the third and 2·2% in the fourth. Loss of residual labelled N was more rapid from a sandy soil than from two heavier-textured soils, particularly in the first residual year. After four residual crops on one of the heavier soils (at Rothamsted), 16% of the labelled N remaining in soil (0–70 cm) and stubble in the year of application had been taken up by the crops, c. 29% had been lost from the soil/crop system and 55% remained in the soil.
|Year of Publication||1993|
|Journal||The Journal of Agricultural Science|
|Journal citation||121 (3), pp. 355-362|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1017/S0021859600085555|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|Funder project or code||221|
|Online||27 Mar 2009|
|Copyright license||CC BY|
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