Mid-row banding nitrogen fertiliser in-season

Improving nitrogen use efficiency of cropping systems of southern Australia

Managing nitrogen (N) fertilisers in dryland cropping is complex; uncertainty of crop demand, difficulty in predicting in-season mineralisation, potential losses and microbial tie-up are several factors that affect the efficacy of N application. Delayed application and banding of fertiliser below the soil surface, through mid-row banding (MRB) may help to reduce some of these risks.

Note: This publication contains first year trials only. Further trial results will be published in subsequent publications.

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