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Studies on the nutrition of rice plant (Oryza sativa L.) . II. A comparative study of the nitrogen requirement of indica and jap onica varieties of rice

Tanaka, A.; Patnaik, S.; Abichandani, C.T.

Proc. Indian Acad. Sci 48: 14-27


Accession: 014209594

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In pot experiments the indica (Ptb 10) variety did well with 20 ppm N applied as NH4NO3 in presence of other nutrients, but suffered a depression in grain yields due to disturbed N metabolism (as shown by an increased ratio of soluble N: protein N during the vegetative stage) with a higher N supply.

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