EurekaMag
+ Most Popular
Cunninghamia lanceolata plantations in China
Mammalian lairs in paleo ecological studies and palynology
Studies on technological possibilities in utilization of anhydrous milk fat for production of recombined butter-like products
Should right-sided fibroelastomas be operated upon?
Large esophageal lipoma
Apoptosis in the mammalian thymus during normal histogenesis and under various in vitro and in vivo experimental conditions
Poissons characoides nouveaux ou non signales de l'Ilha do Bananal, Bresil
Desensitizing efficacy of Colgate Sensitive Maximum Strength and Fresh Mint Sensodyne dentifrices
Administration of fluid by subcutaneous infusion: revival of a forgotten method
Tundra mosquito control - an impossible dream?
Schizophrenia for primary care providers: how to contribute to the care of a vulnerable patient population
Geochemical pattern analysis; method of describing the Southeastern limestone regional aquifer system
Incidence of low birth weights in a hospital of Mexico City
Tabanidae
Graded management intensity of grassland systems for enhancing floristic diversity
Microbiology and biochemistry of cheese and fermented milk
The ember tetra: a new pygmy characid tetra from the Rio das Mortes, Brazil, Hyphessobrycon amandae sp. n. (Pisces, Characoidei)
Risk factors of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients after coronary artery intervention
Renovation of onsite domestic wastewater in a poorly drained soil
Observations of the propagation velocity and formation mechanism of burst fractures caused by gunshot
Systolic blood pressure in a population of infants in the first year of life: the Brompton study
Haematological studies in rats fed with metanil yellow
Studies on pasteurellosis. I. A new species of Pasteurella encountered in chronic fowl cholera
Dormancy breaking and germination of Acacia salicina Lindl. seeds
therapy of lupus nephritis. a two-year prospective study

Influence of storage of deep litter manure on ammonia loss and uniformity of mass and nutrient distribution following land spreading


Influence of storage of deep litter manure on ammonia loss and uniformity of mass and nutrient distribution following land spreading



Biosystems engineering 87(1): 99-107



ISSN/ISBN: 1537-5110

DOI: 10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2003.10.002

Deep litter manure contains considerable amounts of plant nutrients and is therefore used as a fertiliser in crop production. However, the manurial value of deep litter manure is reduced by ammonia volatilisation and uneven land spreading. Although storage before spreading may improve the spreading evenness of deep litter manure, it may also influence the potential for ammonia losses. A study was therefore designed to investigate how storage of deep litter manure influences spreading evenness and ammonia volatilisation following land spreading. The ammonia volatilisation following land spreading was found to be reduced by 44% following storage, as the ammonium content of the deep litter manure had declined considerably during the storage period. The spreading evenness of both mass and nutrient content of deep litter manure was found to be improved by storage. During spreading, deep litter manure was found to be separated into bands of mainly straw or heavier material. However, this separation did not significantly influence the evenness in distribution of the nutrient content of either stored or unstored deep litter manure.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 004205222

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Ammonia emissions from broiler manure--influence of storage and spreading method. Biosystems engineering 82(4): 455-462, 2002

Biotically and abiotically induced ammonia emissions from stable manure. II. Influence of the amount of litter and the storage density. Agribiological Research 50(1): 17-25, 1997

The release of ammonia from slurry storage containers and after spreading manure treated with different manure additives. Ammoniak in der Umwelt Kreislaufe, Wirkungen, Minderung Proceedings of a conference held in Braunschweig, Germany, 10-12 October 1990: 7pp, 1990

Mass transfer of moisture and ammonia from manure and manure litter mixture in free-stall housing. Transactions of the ASAE 40(4): 1191-1197, 1997

Influence of soil type on mass loss and nutrient release from decomposing foliage litter of beech and Norway spruce. Canadian journal of forest research 29(1): 95-105, 1999

Mass loss nutrient dynamics and influence of diptera larvae on decomposing litter of erica tetralix and molinia caerulea. Pedobiologia 28(6): 389-397, 1985

Estimated loss of nitrogen via ammonia volatilisation during spreading of liquid manure on permanent grasslands. Fourrages 2015(224): 265-268, 2015

Effect of pH, temperature, amount of litter and storage density on ammonia emissions from stable manure. Journal of Agricultural Science 127(4): 501-509, 1996

Mass loss and nutrient release during litter decay in peatland: The role of microbial adaptability to litter chemistry. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39(1): 257-267, 2007

The effect of litter and phosphates on the loss of nitrogen and dry matter from manure under different conditions of storage.. Khim. Sotsial. Zemled, 5, 10-18, 1940

Ammonia emission factors from broiler litter in barns, in storage, and after land application. Journal of Environmental Quality 40(5): 1395-1404, 2011

The effect of soil fauna on litter mass loss and nutrient loss dynamics in arctic tundra at Barrow, Alaska. Ecology 63(2): 523-537, 1982

The effect of soil fauna on litter mass loss and nutrient loss dynamics in arctic tundra at barrow alaska usa. Ecology (Washington D C) 63(2): 523-S37, 1982

Greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from digested and separated dairy manure during storage and after land application. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 239: 410-419, 2017

Emissions of NH3, N2O and CH4 from dairy cows housed in a farmyard manure tying stall (housing, manure storage, manure spreading). Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 60(1/3): 103-113, 2001