Articles | Volume 9, issue 1
Original research article
10 May 2023
Original research article |  | 10 May 2023

Impact of contrasting fertilizer technologies on N dynamics from subsurface bands of “pure” or blended fertilizer applications

Chelsea K. Janke and Michael J. Bell

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Short summary
Fertilizer blends of controlled release and stabilized nitrogen (N) demonstrated temporal N dynamics intermediate of unblended fertilizers. Soil characteristics had a significant impact on N dynamics and the efficacy of the differing enhanced efficiency fertilizer mechanisms to minimize potential N losses. Insights can improve N supply predictability, offering opportunities to improve N use efficiency in cropping systems.