In situ field measurements of ammonia volatilization from urea and calcium ammonium nitrate applied to grassland

G.L. Velthof, O. Oenema, J. Postmus, W.H. Prins

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    Abstract

    Ammonia (NH3) volatilization from urea and calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) broadcast to permanent grassland on a clay soil was measured in-situ, using a system of wind-tunnels. When CAN was applied virtually no NH3 volatilized. More than half of the 1
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)41-45
    JournalMeststoffen : Dutch/English annual on fertilizers and fertilization
    Volume1
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1990

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    Keywords

    • air
    • air pollution
    • ammonia
    • ammonium nitrate
    • concentrating
    • distillation
    • evaporation
    • fertilizers
    • hygiene
    • losses
    • residual effects
    • urea
    • urea fertilizers
    • volatilization

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