Food benefit and climate warming potential of nitrogen fertilizer uses in China *

@inproceedings{Tian2012FoodBA,
  title={Food benefit and climate warming potential of nitrogen fertilizer uses in China *},
  author={Hanqin Tian and Chaoqun Lu and J M Melillo and Wei Ren and Yao Huang and Xiaofeng Xu and Mingliang Liu and Chi Zhang and Guangsheng Chen and Shufen Pan and Jiyuan Liu and John R Reilly},
  year={2012}
}
Chemical nitrogen (N) fertilizer has long been used to help meet the increasing food demands in China, the top N fertilizer consumer in the world. Growing concerns have been raised on the impacts of N fertilizer uses on food security and climate change, which is lack of quantification. Here we use a carbon–nitrogen (C–N) coupled ecosystem model, to quantify… CONTINUE READING