The effects of urine and urine-separated plant nutrient sources on growth and dry matter production of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne. L)

@article{Mchunu2018TheEO,
  title={The effects of urine and urine-separated plant nutrient sources on growth and dry matter production of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne. L)},
  author={Ntobeko Mchunu and Alfred Oduor Odindo and Pardon Muchaonyerwa},
  journal={Agricultural Water Management},
  year={2018},
  volume={207},
  pages={37-43}
}
Abstract The use of urine, and urine-derived products can supplement chemical fertilisers. There is little information on the use of urine products in agriculture particularly in South Africa. A laboratory incubation experiment was conducted to determine effects of urine-derived sources on nitrogen (N) release in soil. A 5 × 2 factorial in a completely randomised design was used with two soils, differing in clay and carbon contents, and five nitrogen (N) sources; unamended control, urine… Expand
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Received 28 August 2020 Accepted 05 November 2020

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