Nitrate Problem: Special Report No. 34, August 1963

(1963) Nitrate Problem: Special Report No. 34, August 1963. Iowa State University


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This publication is about Nitrate problem. Poisonous gases produced in a silo by the reduction of nitrates present in the ensiled material can cause sickness or death of animals and people in or near the silo. During the first few weeks after forages are put in a silo, nitrates in the forages are reduced to nitrogen oxides and escape as gases that are very toxic.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Nitrate problem, farms, farming, Iowa State University, Nitrate, gases, Silo,
Subjects: Agriculture and food production
Agriculture and food production > Crops
Agriculture and food production > Farmlands
ID Code: 48148
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 05 Mar 2024 20:22
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2024 20:22