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  1. Vol. 54 No. 6, p. 532-535
     
    Received: May 28, 1962


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doi:10.2134/agronj1962.00021962005400060020x

Crop Experiments on the Effect of 2-Chloro-6-(Trichloromethyl)Pyridine for the Control of Nitrification of Ammonium and Urea Fertilizers1

  1. A. W. Swezey2 and
  2. G. O. Turner3

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Synopsis

Growth and yield increases were obtained in cotton, corn, and sugar beets with the treated fertilizers as compared to equal rates of untreated fertilizers. These growth increases are considered to have been due to the inhibition of nitrification by the chemical additive, and subsequent reduction in nitrogen losses by leaching.

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