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Manure Nitrogen Availability to Differing Soil Textures and Crops as Affected by Manure Type and Timing of Application

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dc.contributor.advisor Lauzon, John
dc.contributor.author Curtis, Lucas
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-27T16:01:57Z
dc.date.available 2013-05-27T16:01:57Z
dc.date.copyright 2013-05
dc.date.created 2013-05-22
dc.date.issued 2013-05-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/7176
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an investigation of nitrogen availability from manure as affected by application timing, soil type and manure type. This trial was conducted on three different sites in Southwestern Ontario, each consisting of a different soil hydrologic group. Also assessed were liquid hog manure, solid cattle manure and solid poultry manures applied to plots at three different timings (late summer, fall and spring) to determine nitrogen. A coarse soil had a higher amount of nitrate in the fall compared to finer textured soils. Manures did not have a significant interaction with application timing. It was apparent that high inorganic nitrogen manures such as liquid hog provided the most nitrogen to a corn crop while solid beef manure provided the lowest. It was found that there was a barley response to residual nitrogen in the following year of application; however, there were no significant effects other than nitrogen rate. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
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dc.title Manure Nitrogen Availability to Differing Soil Textures and Crops as Affected by Manure Type and Timing of Application en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Science en_US
dc.degree.department School of Environmental Sciences en_US
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