Leaching and mass balance of 15N-labeled urea applied to a Kentucky bluegrass turf
The fate of urea applied to Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) turf was studied over a 2-yr period using a combination of intact monolith lysimeters and small plots. Soil type was a Marlette fine sandy loam (fine-loamy, mixed mesic Glossoboric Hapludalfs). Urea was applied at a rate of 196 kg N ha−1 yr−1 in five equal applications of 39.2 kg N ha−1, using two application schedules. Treatments were fertilized at approximately 38-d intervals with the "Spring" treatment fertilized from late April through late September and the "Fall" treatment from early June through early November. In 1991 only, ...
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