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  1. Vol. 53 No. 3, p. 159-162

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Some Factors That Affect Nitrate Accumulation in Forages1

  1. R. F. Crawford,
  2. W. K. Kennedy and
  3. W. C. Johnson2



The level of nitrogen fertilization, the species of forage, the part of the plant, the stage of maturity, and the light intensity all affected greatly the concentration of nitrate in forages. The time of nitrogen fertilization, the kind of nitrogen carrier, the placement of nitrogen fertilizer, and the addition of other plant nutrients had only small effect on the concentration of nitrate in forages.

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