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The effects of ammonium and nitrate nitrogen on the growth of perennial ryegrass

Lewis, A.H.

J. agric. Sci 26: 249-57

1936


Accession: 013561729

The experiments show that when Lolium perenne is grown in a sand-bentonite medium of pH 7.61 and supplied with different forms of nitrogen there is a more rapid and greater uptake of ammonium than of nitrate nitrogen. Age of the grass affects the extent to which the increase in uptake with added ammonia is reflected in increased yields.

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