Nitrogen fertilization and water pollution
Francis Broadbent, University of California
Roy S. Rauschkolb
California Agriculture 31(5):24-25. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v031n05p24.
Francis E. Broadbent is Professor of Soil Microbiology, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis; Roy S. Rauschkolb is Soils Specialist, Cooperative Extension, U.C., Davis.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
In an irrigated agricultural system, the fate of nitrogen in the soil is inescapably linked to water management. This has been confirmed by recent U.C. research into the relationship between applied nitrogen, crop yield, and nitrogen pollution potential.