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Title: Background soil mineral nitrogen: NT26, Norfolk, 2004
Related Party - Organisation (Author): ADAS
Related Party - Organisation (Funder): Defra
Nitrous oxide emissions (2 closed static chambers/plot) were monitored for about 12 months, following the spring application, by hand, of various nitrogen fertilisers (ammonium nitrate, urea, urea+urease inhibitor nBTPT [trade name Agrotain®], urea ammonium nitrate solution and urea ammonium nitrate solution+urease inhibitor nBTPT [trade name Agrotain®]) and from an untreated control. Three fertiliser applications were made in order to achieve the target, commercial rate of 220 kg N/ha. There were 3 replicate plots (3.5 x 24 m) of each treatment arranged in a randomised block design. The plots were established on a winter wheat crop sown the previous autumn, on a silty clay loam soil in East Anglia, UK. This dataset is of soil mineral nitrogen values measured to 0-90 cm depth before experimental treatments were applied. ND = not determined. nBTPT = N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide.
Subject Keywords: Background soil mineral nitrogenArable landWinter wheatSilty soils
Geographic Keywords: Norfolk
Observed Properties: Ammonium-nitrogenBackground soil mineral nitrogenExperimental blockingNitrate-nitrogenSampling depth
Parameter: Background soil mineral nitrogen content
Parameter: Block number
Parameter: Depth of soil sampling
Parameter: Soil ammonium-nitrogen content
Parameter: Soil nitrate-nitrogen content

Geographic Extent -
    Longitude (West): 0.16
    Longitude (East): 0.43
    Latitude (South): 52.67
    Latitude (North): 52.82

Phenomenon Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-03-02 End Date/Time:  2005-02-17
Result Time: 2004
Valid Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-03-02 End Date/Time:  2005-02-17
Feature of Interest: biosphere
Publication Date: 2017-04-07

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