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Record number 33735
Title Effects of nitrogen on accumulation and partitioning of dry matter and nitrogen of vegetables. 2. Leek.
Author(s) Biemond, H.
Source Netherlands Journal of Agricultural Science 43 (1995). - ISSN 0028-2928 - p. 435 - 446.
DOI https://doi.org/10.18174/njas.v43i4.565
Department(s) Agronomy
PE&RC
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 1995
Abstract Two greenhouse and 2 field trials were carried out on leeks cv. Albana with different N fertilizer rates and application dates. Observations included frequent measurements of DM and N accumulation in leaf blades, leaf sheaths and, if present, scapes. Both the amount of N applied and the time of application affected the total accumulation of DM and N in the plant. The relative partitioning rates of DM increase to the shaft were affected in such a way that the final harvest indices for DM (which ranged from 0.32 to 0.53) were significantly lower at higher N application rates. The final harvest indices for N (0.21-0.35) were not significantly affected by amount or timing of fertilizer applications. The total N concentrations of leaf blades and leaf sheaths decreased with increasing leaf age. Average nitrate N concentrations over all plant parts were always below 40%.
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