Is nitrate reduced to ammonium in waterlogged acid sulfate soil?

Sahrawat, K L (1980) Is nitrate reduced to ammonium in waterlogged acid sulfate soil? Plant and Soil, 57 (1). pp. 147-149. ISSN 0032-079X

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A study of transformations of added nitrate nitrogen in an acid sulfate soil under waterlogged conditions indicated that chemical reduction of NO3–N to NH4–N is effected by high concentrations of ferrous iron, released in the soil following flooding and reduction of ferric to ferrous iron.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ammonium - Ferrous iron - Nitrate reduction - Reduced soil
Subjects: Others > Soil Science
Others > Fertilizer Applications
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2011 13:16
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2012 08:13
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Funders: International Rice Research Institute
Acknowledgement: This work was carried out under a post-doctoral research fellowship at the International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines. I am thankful to Dr. F. N. Ponnamperuma, Principal Soil Chemist, IRRI for his interest and valuable suggestions made during the work and preparation of the manuscript.
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