Effects of organic matter sources on nitrogen supply potential in arable land

농경지에서 유기물 시용에 의한 질소 공급 효과

Lee, Ye-Jin;Yun, Hong-Bae;Song, Yo-Sung;Lee, Chang-Hoon;Sung, Jwa-Kyung;Ha, Sang-Keun

  • Received : 2015.10.12
  • Accepted : 2015.10.27
  • Published : 2015.12.31


Recently, assessment of nitrogen balance has been required for environmental agriculture. Nutrient management using organic matters in farmlands has been strongly required as a means of extending resource-cycling agriculture and reduction of nitrogen balance. Organic matters-derived nutrients and soil-available nitrogen should be necessarily considered to manage nutrient balance in soil-plant system. In this study, we reviewed the amount of N supply according to types of organic matter such as livestock compost and green manure in arable land. In case of applied livestock compost in soil, nitrogen mineralization was influenced by nitrogen amount of livestock manure and mixed materials. And nitrogen mineralization of green manure in arable land was influenced by types of crop and return period of green manure because of change of C/N ratio. Also, nitrogen supply by organic matter in arable land can be changed by environmental factors such as temperature, moisture in soil. Therefore, nitrogen supply according to C/N ratio of organic matter and analysis method for estimation of soil nitrogen supply availability should be evaluated to set up the nutrient management model.


Organic matter;Nitrogen;C/N ratio;Livestock compost;Green manure


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