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Effect of seasonal distribution and rate of nitrogen fertilisation on canola production and soil bacterial communities in the Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Canola (Brassica napus) was introduced into crop rotation systems of South Africa in 1994. Ever since, canola production is expanding as the benefits of canola is recognised. Canola has a higher nutrient ...
High nitrogen rates do not increase canola yield and may affect soil bacterial functioning
(American Society of Agronomy, 2019)
Nitrogen fertilization has a fundamental role in agricultural productivity. However, injudicious N applications to crops are common. It is important to ensure the minimum N required for satisfactory crop growth is applied ...