Effect of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio upon the Formation of Nitrate and Ammonia from Amino-acids in Soil

@article{OWEN1950EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio upon the Formation of Nitrate and Ammonia from Amino-acids in Soil},
  author={OWEN OWEN and G. W. WINSOR and Mike Long},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1950},
  volume={166},
  pages={152-152}
}
IN the course of an investigation into the decomposition of nitrogenous materials in the soil, we have in one experiment found a highly significant correlation between carbon/nitrogen ratio and the formation of both ammonia and nitrate from a series of amino-acids added to the soil.