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More Profit from Nitrogen - Optimising nutrient management for improved productivity and fruit quality in mangoes

This project aims to maximise nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in the Australian mango industry. Mangoes are a significant tree crop grown in tropical and subtropical climates of Australia. Nitrogen (N) is essential for mango tree development, fruit production and quality. Presently, only limited data is available for Australian mango growing regions on the relative importance of soil N processes, total N loss from current management practices and profitable use of N in the plant. This research will use stable isotopes to quantify plant N demand, soil supply and current practice N use efficiency (NUE) to develop best management practices for optimising N fertiliser use, including enhanced efficiency fertilisers (EEFs).

Project date

1 Aug 2016-30 Jun 2021
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Principal investigator

Constancio (Tony) Asis

Research organisations

Northern Territory Department of Planning and Infrastructure (NT DPI)

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Cotton

Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian …

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  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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