Nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural fields: Assessment, measurement and mitigation

  title={Nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural fields: Assessment, measurement and mitigation},
  author={A. Mosier and J. Duxbury and J. Freney and O. Heinemeyer and K. Minami},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
In this paper we discuss three topics concerning N2O emissions from agricultural systems. First, we present an appraisal of N2O emissions from agricultural soils (Assessment). Secondly, we discuss some recent efforts to improve N2O flux estimates in agricultural fields (Measurement), and finally, we relate recent studies which use nitrification inhibitors to decrease N2O emissions from N-fertilized fields (Mitigation).To assess the global emission of N2O from agricultural soils, the total flux… Expand

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