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Climate Change and Efficient Nitrogen Management

Nitrogen is the most limiting nutrient controlling the primary production of all agricultural systems. Intensively cultivated systems, therefore, require exogenous application of nitrogen both in inorganic and organic forms. Worldwide, use efficiency of external nitrogen supplied is as low as 33 per cent (J K Ladha, et al., 2005, ‘Efficiency of fertiliser nitrogen in cereal […]

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