Environmental Review: The Potential of Nitrification Inhibitors to Manage the Pollution Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Agricultural and Other Soils: A Review

  title={Environmental Review: The Potential of Nitrification Inhibitors to Manage the Pollution Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Agricultural and Other Soils: A Review},
  author={S. Noren Singh and Amitosh Verma},
  journal={Environmental Practice},
  pages={266 - 279}
  • S. Singh, A. Verma
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Practice
Substantial progress has been made towards land management practices that fulfill the basic requirements of a burgeoning human population. One of them is extensive use of nitrogen-containing chemical fertilizers to boost crop production. Though their use is beneficial, overuse of these fertilizers is causing serious environmental problems associated with emission of NH3, N2, and N2O (the last being an important greenhouse gas implicated both in the greenhouse effect and ozone layer depletion in… 
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