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Soil mineral nitrogen


Soil ammonium-nitrogen and soil nitrate-nitrogen normally expressed in kg N/ha. [Source = adapted from Anon. (2010). Fertiliser Recommendations for Agricultural and Horticultural Crops Reference book 209 (eighth edition). The Stationery office, Norwich, UK.]

Preferred Units: kilograms of nitrogen per hectare

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Alternative unit: milligrams of nitrogen per kilogram of dry soil

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