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Optimize Nitrogen for Alabama Wheat Yields with and without Fall Tillage
- Balkcom, Kipling S., Burmester, Charles H.
- Better Crops with Plantfood 2011 v.95 no.3 pp. 8
- application timing, autumn, crops, fertilizer rates, grain yield, monitoring, nitrogen, nitrogen fertilizers, no-tillage, nutrient requirements, plant growth, prediction, reduced tillage, soil types, tillers, wheat, Alabama
- Increased no-till or reduced tillage within Alabama wheat fields has raised research questions on how the trend might impact optimal N fertilizer rates and timings. Monitoring tiller growth as a means to predict N requirements was another option assessed across major soil types within the region.