The physiological implications of urease inhibitors on N metabolism during germination of Pisum sativum and Spinacea oleracea seeds.

The development of new nitrogen fertilizers is necessary to optimize crop production whilst improving the environmental aspects arising from the use of nitrogenous fertilization as a cultural practice. The use of urease inhibitors aims to improve the efficiency of urea as a nitrogen fertilizer by preventing its loss from the soil as ammonia. However… (More)