My Account: Log In | Join | Renew
Search
Author
Title
Vol.
Issue
Year
1st Page

Abstract

 

This article in SSSAJ

  1. Vol. 47 No. 5, p. 1041-1042
     
    Received: Dec 6, 1982
    Published: Sept, 1983


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2136/sssaj1983.03615995004700050041x

Measuring Nitrogen Leaching with Ion Exchange Resin: A Laboratory Assessment1

  1. R. R. Schnabel2

Abstract

Abstract

A procedure using ion exchange resin to measure leaching losses of inorganic N in soils was tested in the laboratory. A 2-cm thick bed of anion or cation exchange resin reduced the concentration of the percolating solutions to 1% of their initial concentrations until the resins were one-third to one-half N saturated. Greater than 90% of the nitrate adsorbed by anion exchange resin was recovered after 12 weeks of incubation indicating that N transformations were minimal.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © . Soil Science Society of America