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  1. Vol. 55 No. 2, p. 123-127
     
    Received: Dec 22, 1961


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doi:10.2134/agronj1963.00021962005500020009x

Interrelationships of Soil Mositure Level at Planting Time and Nitrogen Fertilization on Winter Wheat Production1

  1. Robert E. Ramig and
  2. H. F. Rhoades2

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Maximum yields on low nitrogen soils resulted from the application of 20 pounds of N per acre for every 3 inches of available preplanting soil moisture. Flour of inferior protein quality was milled from wheat grown under high moisture stress. N recovery increased from 30 to 50% as available soil moisture at seeding time increased from O to 8 inches. Water use and water use efficiency increased as available soil moisture and rate of N fertilization increased.

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