Effect of manure application technique on nitrous oxide emission from agricultural soils

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The emission factors for nitrous oxide (N2O) emission of applied manure are not well quantified. The effect of manure application technique on N2O emission was quantified in field and laboratory experiments in order to derive N2O emission factors for (shallow) injected and broadcast cattle and pig slurries in the Netherlands. Fluxes of N2O were measured using a closed flux chamber technique and a photo-acoustic infra-red gasmonitor. Fluxes of N2O fluxes were measured 83 times on grassland on sandy soil and 64 times on maize land on sandy soil, in the period 2007-2009.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherAlterra [etc.]
Number of pages74
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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PublisherAlterra [etc.]
ISSN (Print)1566-7197


  • nitrous oxide
  • emission
  • manures
  • application methods
  • grasslands
  • agricultural soils
  • soil injection
  • maize

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