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Oats, Rye and Triticale, spring sown – Nitrogen


  SNS Index
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6
  kg N/ha
Light sand soils 90 60 30 0-30 0 0 0
Other mineral soils 140 110 70 40 0-30 0 0
Organic soils       40 0-30 0 0
Peaty soils           0

The effect of economic changes on nitrogen rates

The recommendations in the table are based on a breakeven ratio of 5.0 (see page 32). If the price of nitrogen or the price of grain changes, use the winter sown wheat table above to decide on an amount to add to or subtract from the nitrogen application.

Don’t forget to deduct nutrients applied as organic manures (see Section 2)

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