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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Effect of Nitrogen and Green Manures on Corn Yield and Properties of a Cecil Soil1


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  1. Vol. 57 No. 5, p. 466-469
    Received: Feb 13, 1965

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  1. Joel Giddens,
  2. Sitanala Arsjad and
  3. T. H. Rogers2



Nitrogen applied directly to corn was more effective than applying to rye green manure preceding corn for a 6-year period. Rye green manure fertilized with nitrogen increased soil organic matter, soil nitrogen, and soil microorganisms including lesion nematodes and improved soil physical properties but did not increase yield.

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