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Using organic wastes as nitrogen fertilizers

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P. F. Pratt, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of California
F. E. Broadbent, Department of Soils and Plant Nutrition, U.C.
J. P. Martin, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of California

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California Agriculture 27(6):10-13.

Published June 01, 1973

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Even though organic wastes have been used as sources of nutrient elements for many centuries, a rational basis for their use has never been developed. Recommended rates have been based on experience and research planned without the ability to match application rates to the needs of crop plants, and with little information on the rate of biological decay of the organic materials.

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Using organic wastes as nitrogen fertilizers

P. F. Pratt, F. E. Broadbent, J. P. Martin
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Using organic wastes as nitrogen fertilizers

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Authors

P. F. Pratt, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of California
F. E. Broadbent, Department of Soils and Plant Nutrition, U.C.
J. P. Martin, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 27(6):10-13.

Published June 01, 1973

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Even though organic wastes have been used as sources of nutrient elements for many centuries, a rational basis for their use has never been developed. Recommended rates have been based on experience and research planned without the ability to match application rates to the needs of crop plants, and with little information on the rate of biological decay of the organic materials.

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