Managing Nitrogen for Irrigated Potato Production in the Upper Midwest
By Carl Rosen, Ph.D.
Professor and Extension Soil Scientist
Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
University of Minnesota
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This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners manage nitrogen (N) for irrigated potato production in the Upper Midwest. Of the essential elements required for potatoes, N is the one that often has the most important impacts tuber yield and quality. The topics addressed in this presentation include a brief review of potato N needs and the N cycle; N requirements in relation to specific potato growth stages; factors to consider when developing an N management plan; and potato responses to N from various research trials. From this presentation, the practitioner should learn how to make N rate and timing recommendations for optimal potato yield and quality.
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