Modern varieties of winter rapeseed require a lot of nitrogen in early spring. In cool, moist and dry soils, N mineralisation can be inhibited, which leads to an insufficient N supply and yield losses. Optimal fertilisation ensures that current rapeseed varieties reach their full yield potential. Find practical recommendations in this new DiverIMPACTS practice abstract.
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Claudia Daniel, FiBL Switzerland
zenodo.org: Practice abstract "Nitrogen supply for winter oilseed rape"