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Effect of Growth and Nitrogen Use Efficiency by Application of Mixed Silicate and Nitrogen Fertilizer on Zoysiagrass Cultivation

한국잔디 재배에 규산질 비료 시비가 생육과 질소이용효율에 미치는 영향

  • Han, Jeong-Ji (Southern Forest Resources Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Kwang-Soo (Southern Forest Resources Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Park, Yong-Bae (Southern Forest Resources Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Bae, Eun-Ji (Southern Forest Resources Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute)
  • 한정지 (국립산림과학원 남부산림자원연구소) ;
  • 이광수 (국립산림과학원 남부산림자원연구소) ;
  • 박용배 (국립산림과학원 남부산림자원연구소) ;
  • 배은지 (국립산림과학원 남부산림자원연구소)
  • Received : 2014.05.12
  • Accepted : 2014.06.17
  • Published : 2014.06.30

Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of silicate mixed with nitrogen fertilizer on improving the growth and reducing nitrogen input of zoysiagrass. Plant height, fresh and dry weight of shoots, roots, and stolons, the number of shoots and total of stolons length were increased with highest in silicate mixed with nitrogen 24 kg/10a than nitrogen 24 kg/10a, and it showed no significance in silicate mixed with nitrogen 18 kg/10a. Nitrogen use efficiency in mixed silicate fertilizer was increased by 25-30% than single nitrogen fertilization. Moreover, the contents of available $SiO_2$, and organic matters of silicate fertilization on soil was higher than not silicate fertilization on soil. The silicate enhanced the growth and density of zoysiagrass, while it was a crucial factor to affect the chemical property of the soil.

Keywords

Available $SiO_2$;Nitrogen fertilizer;Silicate;Zoysiagrass

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