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The effect of optimum vs deficit irrigation on plant nitrogen uptake and nitrate leaching loss from soil
(Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 2016)
Nitrate (NO₃⁻) leaching, associated with urine nitrogen (N) deposition during grazing is recognised as a significant environmental problem. In this study it was hypothesised that optimum irrigation could increase plant ...
Potential inhibition of urine patch nitrous oxide emissions by Plantago lanceolata and its metabolite aucubin
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2017-12-12)
Plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.), a forage used in grazed pastures, contains active secondary metabolites that could potentially inhibit nitrification, a key step in nitrous oxide (N₂O) production from grazing ruminant ...
Reducing nitrogen leaching losses in grazed dairy systems using an Italian ryegrass-plantain-white clover forage mix
(Wiley on behalf of the British Grassland Society and the European Grassland Federation, 2018-12)
In grazed agricultural systems, animal urine patches are the major source of nitrogen (N) leaching losses and can cause a decline in water quality. Urine-N rates often exceed plant requirements, and there is a need for ...