04 Dec 2013

Phosphorus Balance Trends on Agricultural Soils of the Lake Erie Drainage Basin

Laura Lindsey (Bast), Robert Mullen, Ivan O’Halloran, Darryl Warncke, and Tom Bruulsema
Lake Erie

Only a few decades ago, optimum plant nutrition involved applying more P than crops removed. In recent years, applications have come much closer to balancing removals. This trend has positive implications for both crop productivity and water quality.

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