Effects of Controlled Drainage and Slow-release Fertilizer on Nutrient Pollutant Loads from Paddy Fields

물꼬관리 및 완효성 비료 시비가 포장단위 논에서의 영양물질 배출부하량에 미치는 영향

Kim, Kyeung;Kang, Moon Seong;Song, Inhong;Song, Jung-Hun;Park, Jihoon;Jun, Sang Min;Jang, Jeong Ryeol;Kim, Jin Soo

  • Received : 2015.07.15
  • Accepted : 2015.12.31
  • Published : 2016.01.30


The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of farming methods on mass balance from paddy rice. The experiment fields were established at Chunpo-myeon, Iksan-si in the Saemangeum watershed. Experiment was performed during the growing season to assess water and mass balances of the study field in 2013. The three different farming practices were applied: conventional (TR-A), drainage outlet heighten (TR-B) and slow release fertilizer use (TR-C). Drainage amount from TR-B was reduced by 28.5 % compared to the TR-A, while the amount from TR-C was similar to that of TR-A. Overall, nutrient concentration of paddy water were similar among the treatments except for T-P. Mean T-P concentration from TR-C was lower than that from TR-A (p-value<0.05). As the results of mass balance, TR-B appeared to reduce nutrient surface loss, substantially by 30.9 % and 40.8 % for T-N and T-P an compared to TR-A. TR-C treatment also demonstrated nutrient load reduction by 38.2 % and 40.1 % for T-N and T-P. The study results showed that water and fertilizer treatments are effective in surface load reduction respectively from paddy fields, and, long-term monitoring and evaluation is needed to confirm the reduction.


Paddy field;drainage outlet heighten;water balance;mass balance


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Grant : 농업비점오염 저감을 위한 영농방법 개선 기법 개발

Supported by : 농어촌연구원