Section 1
Chapter 117

Influence of applying increasing rates of nitrogen on yield level and quality of fodder from sown pastures

Yakimova, Y.; Dimitrov, S.; Petrovski, M.; Koichev, G.; Stoilova, R.

Zeszyty Problemowe Postepow Nauk Rolniczych 150: 71-90


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In field trials on sown irrigated pasture at Stara Zagora and Pleven, Bulgaria, and on natural mountain pasture (Nardus stricta type) at Smolan, N was applied at 0, 80, 160, 320 or 480 kg/ha in 1 or 4 applications. Yields increased significantly with increasing N, but tended to be lower, especially at high N, with the single than with 4 applications. The proportion of legumes in the sward was reduced by increasing N.

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