Utilization of Tracer Nitrogen by Rice in Relation to Time of Application1
- S. Patnaik and
- F. E. Broadbent2
Uptake of N16 tagged ammonium sulfate by rice plants was used to evaluate the efficiency of fertilizer applications. Two-thirds of the basal rate at planting followed by one-third top-dressed at boot stage resulted in the highest recovery of fertilizer nitrogen as compared to the full rate at planting or top-dressing at the tillering stage.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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