Journal of Rice Research and Developments

 ISSN: 2643-5705

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Research Article   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Tillage and Coated-Urea Effects on Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Direct-Seeded, Delayed-Flood Rice Production in Arkansas

Authors: Casey Rector, Kristofor R Brye, Joshua Humphreys, Richard J Norman, Nathan A Slaton, Edward E Gbur, Cammy Willett and Michelle A Evans-White

Abstract: Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a key component of the diet of billions of humans, thus rice is a main agricultural product in many regions, particularly in eastern Arkansas, USA. Rice production is known to be a source of greenhouse gases, namely methane (CH4), but, under certain conditions, nitrous oxide (N2O) as well. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of tillage practice [conventional tillage (CT) and no-tillage (NT)] and urea fertilizer type [N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide (NBPT)-coated and non-coated urea] on N2O fluxes, season-long N2O emissions, and the global warming potential (GWP) from rice grown in eastern Arkansas in a direct-seeded, delayed-flood production system on a silt-loam soil.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Journal of Rice Research and Developments
  2. ISSN: 2643-5705
  3. ISO abbreviation: J Rice Res Dev
  4. Other Title: JRRD
  5. Pub Type: Open Access