Isobutylidene diurea and other nitrogen fertilizers for seedlings and transplants ofPicea sitchensis in two English forest nurseries

Three slow-release nitrogen fertilizers — medium- and coarse-sized granules of IBDU (isobutylidene diurea) and formalized casein — were applied before sowing or transplanting to Sitka sprucePicea sitchensis, and their effects on growth compared with that on plots not given N or given four topdressings of ‘Nitro-Chalk’ (the source of N used in practice). The… CONTINUE READING