Author(s): IFA Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen
Publisher(s): IFA, Paris, France, January 2007
Format(s): HARDCOPY, PDF
Number of pages: 53
The IFA Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen has recently published a booklet providing scientific responses to frequently-asked questions on nitrogen and the environment. The potential of different N sources to meet demand, what we know, what we guess and what we don't know about the environmental and health effects of lack of N or excess N, the prospects for increasing N use efficiency, and the commitments of the fertilizer industry to improve N management are discussed in this publicatioAdopting an integrated approach to nutrient management maximizing the benefits and minimizing the risks associated with the use of N sources contributes to raising crop productivity and N use efficiency.