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


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

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



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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