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Nitrogen Dioxide Production from Silage. I. Field Survey1


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  1. Vol. 52 No. 7, p. 369-372

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  1. J. V. Scaletti22,
  2. C. E. Gates33,
  3. R. A Briggs44 and
  4. L. M Schuman55



Of 332 farm silos studied in detail, 42% showed the presence of nitrogen dioxide in concentrations considered hazardous. The factors of organic matter, available potassium and phosphorus levels in soils, and the use of sodium metabisulfite as a silage preservative were related to production of nitrogen dioxide.

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