Studies in crop variation: IV. The experimental determination of the value of top dressings with cereals

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Eden, T. and Fisher, R. A. 1927. Studies in crop variation: IV. The experimental determination of the value of top dressings with cereals. The Journal of Agricultural Science. 17 (4), pp. 548-562. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859600018827

AuthorsEden, T. and Fisher, R. A.
Abstract

The practice of applying nitrogenous fertilisers to cereal crops as a top dressing is one which has become firmly incorporated into normal farm routine. The classic wheat experiment on Broadbalk field
shows that to apply all the nitrogenous fertiliser at the time of drilling the seed in autumn leads to a diminution in crop when compared with the yield of a plot in which only a quarter of the nitrogenous
fertiliser was applied in autumn.

Year of Publication1927
JournalThe Journal of Agricultural Science
Journal citation17 (4), pp. 548-562
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859600018827
Open accessPublished as non-open access
ISSN14695146
0021-8596
PublisherCambridge University Press (CUP)

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