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|Title:||The effect of subsoil mineral nitrogen on grain protein concentration of wheat / by Mohammad Lotfollahi.|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Soil Science|
|Abstract:||This project examines the uptake of mineral N from the subsoil after anthesis and its effect on grain protein concentration (GPC) of wheat. The overall objective is to examine the importance of subsoil mineral N and to investigate the ability of wheat to take up N from the subsoil late in the season under different conditions of N supply and soil water availability. Greenhouse experiments investigate the importance of subsoil mineral N availability on GPC of wheat and the factors that contribute to the effective utilisation of N. The recovery of N from subsoil, the effect of split N application on GPC and short term N uptake by the wheat at different rooting densities are also studied.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Soil Science, 1997|
|Subject:||Plants, Effect of nitrogen on South Australia.|
Soils South Australia Nitrogen content.
Wheat South Australia Fertilizers.
Wheat South Australia Nutrition.
|Description:||Copy of author's previously published work inserted.|
Bibliography: leaves 147-189.
xxi, 189 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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