November 7, 2019 9:31 am
Nitrification inhibitors prevent bacteria in the soil from converting the ammonium portion of N from the manure into nitrate. This reduces the risk of the nitrate leaching and denitrification, both of which remove N from the crop root zone. However, similar to how a pesticide wears off over time, nitrification inhibitors only last so long in the soil. This means that application timing is important. Read more.