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- Jungers, Jacob M.; DeHaan, Lee H.; Mulla, David J.; Sheaffer, Craig C.; Wyse, Donald L.
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2019 v.272 pp. 63-73
- perennials, etc ; Panicum virgatum; Thinopyrum intermedium subsp. intermedium; alfalfa; annuals; aquatic ecosystems; biomass; corn; denitrification; drinking water; fertilizer application; food quality; grain crops; grain yield; grasses; groundwater contamination; human health; intercropping; leaching; models; nitrate nitrogen; nitrates; nitrogen; nitrogen fertilizers; soil solution; soil water; soil water content; stand age; water quality; Midwestern United States; Show all 30 Subjects
- ... Global expansion of high-input annual grain crops and associated nitrogen (N) fertilizer use can have negative consequences for the environment and human health. Nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N) leaching from fertilized annual crops can contaminate groundwater and pollute natural aquatic ecosystems and rural drinking water sources. Intermediate wheatgrass (IWG; Thinopyrum intermedium) is a perennial grass ...