What Is Soil Nitrogen, Where Does It Come From, Where Does It Go, Why Is It Important? Why Are Nitrogen fixing Plants Preferable to Using Bagged Fertilisers?

The Soil Nitrogen Cycle Explained

In this video the commentator uses The Soil Nitrogen Cycle to explain the answers.

How soils, nitrites, nitrates and decomposition are involved is also explained. As is the role of ammonium, nitrogen leaching, trace elements, bacteria and the change in the mineral content of vegetables between 1940 and 1991.


Video Source Material:

Jeff Lowenfels. Teaming with Nutrients. Timber Press, 2013

Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis. Teaming with Microbes. Timber Press, 2010

Thomas J. Elpel. Botany in a Day. Hops Press, 2013 NASA. U.S. Standard Atmosphere, 1976. https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19770…

Eric A. Davidson. The contribution of manure and fertilizer nitrogen to atmospheric nitrous oxide since 1860. Nature, 2009. https://www.nature.com/articles/ngeo608

David Thomas. A Study on the Mineral Depletion of the Foods Available to us as a Nation over the Period 1940 to 1991. Nutr Health, 2003. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14653…

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