Crop rotation improves nitrogen utilization
AuthorsPhilip P. Osterli
Jewell L. Meyer
Authors AffiliationsPhilip P. Osterli is Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County; Jewell L. Meyer is Extension Soil and Water Specialist, Parlier.
Hilgardia 31(2):7-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n02p7. February 1977.
Crop rotation and efficient fertilization practices minimize the amount of nitrate nitrogen reaching groundwaters from fertilizers. Cereal crops reduce soil nitrogen levels by using nitrogen remaining after previous crops.
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