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Title: Carbon Cost of Applying Nitrogen Fertilizer

Abstract

When the addition of nitrogen (N) fertilizer leads to increased crop biomass, it also augments carbon (C)inputs to the soil and, hence often increases soil organic matter. Consequently, the efficient use of fertilizer N to increase crop production has also been found valuable for sequestering atmospheric carbon in soil.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB))
  2. (ASSOC WESTERN UNIVERSITY)
  3. (SELF-EMPLOYED CONSULTANTS)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (US) (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
15005807
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-37500
KP1202020; TRN: US200324%%285
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 288; Journal Issue: 5467; Other Information: PBD: 5 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; BIOMASS; CARBON; CROPS; FERTILIZERS; NITROGEN; ORGANIC MATTER; PRODUCTION; SOILS

Citation Formats

Izaurralde, R Cesar C., Mcgill, William B., and Rosenberg, Norman J. Carbon Cost of Applying Nitrogen Fertilizer. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1126/science.288.5467.809c.
Izaurralde, R Cesar C., Mcgill, William B., & Rosenberg, Norman J. Carbon Cost of Applying Nitrogen Fertilizer. United States. doi:10.1126/science.288.5467.809c.
Izaurralde, R Cesar C., Mcgill, William B., and Rosenberg, Norman J. Fri . "Carbon Cost of Applying Nitrogen Fertilizer". United States. doi:10.1126/science.288.5467.809c.
@article{osti_15005807,
title = {Carbon Cost of Applying Nitrogen Fertilizer},
author = {Izaurralde, R Cesar C. and Mcgill, William B. and Rosenberg, Norman J.},
abstractNote = {When the addition of nitrogen (N) fertilizer leads to increased crop biomass, it also augments carbon (C)inputs to the soil and, hence often increases soil organic matter. Consequently, the efficient use of fertilizer N to increase crop production has also been found valuable for sequestering atmospheric carbon in soil.},
doi = {10.1126/science.288.5467.809c},
journal = {Science},
number = 5467,
volume = 288,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}