Articles | Volume 9, issue 12
Research article
20 Dec 2012
Research article |  | 20 Dec 2012

Farm nitrogen balances in six European landscapes as an indicator for nitrogen losses and basis for improved management

T. Dalgaard, J. F. Bienkowski, A. Bleeker, U. Dragosits, J. L. Drouet, P. Durand, A. Frumau, N. J. Hutchings, A. Kedziora, V. Magliulo, J. E. Olesen, M. R. Theobald, O. Maury, N. Akkal, and P. Cellier

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