Plant and Soil

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 461–465 | Cite as

Increasing the efficiency of fall-applied urea fertilizer by placing in big pellets or in nests

  • M. Nyborg
  • S. S. Malhi
Short Communications


In three field experiments with fall-applied urea fertilizers, placement of urea in big pellets, or in nests, produced about twice as much increase in yield of subsquent spring-sown barley than did application of urea by conventional incorporation or by banding.

Key words

Barley Fertilizer nests Fertilizer pellets Nitrogen fertilizers Placement Urea 


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© Martinus Nijhoff 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nyborg
    • 1
  • S. S. Malhi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Soil ScienceThe University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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