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Nitrogen Management for Malting Barley

Ruffing, B.J. and Westermann, D.T. and Jensen, M.E. (1980) Nitrogen Management for Malting Barley. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 11(9):889-894.

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Malting barley is a specialized agricultural crop in which
high yields and quality are production objectives. We evaluated
the effects of different N rates on barley yields and selected
malting quality parameters grown on irrigated silt loam soils
(Xerollic calciorthids). Maximum barley yields having acceptable
malting quality parameters were obtained when the preplant soil
NO₃-N plus fertilizer N was between 100 to 120 kg N/ha. About 33
kg N/ha was taken up by the plants from the mineralization of soil
organic N. Higher available N levels decreased malting quality
parameters below acceptable levels. Germination percentage was
not changed by the different N rates.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0448
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Small grain
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:52
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 19:03
Item ID: 364