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The current status of nitrogen fertiliser use efficiency and future research directions for the Australian cotton industry

Macdonald, Bennett; Latimer, James; Schwenke, Graeme D; Nachimuthu, Guna; Baird, Jonathan C


Fifty years of sustained investment in research and development has left the Australian cotton industry well placed to manage nitrogen (N) fertiliser. The average production in the Australian cotton industry today is greater than two tonnes of lint per hectare due to improved plant genetics and crop management. However, this average yield is well below the yield that would be expected from the amount of N fertiliser used. It is clear from the recent studies that across all growing regions,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Cotton Research
DOI: 10.1186/s42397-018-0015-9


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