East Asia

Major project in China will answer key questions on N losses in agriculture

The project entitled "Migration and transformation processes of fertilizer nitrogen and its loss mitigation strategies in Chinese main agricultural systems" is now well underway.

The project started in July 2017, involves 27 research institutions, with 183 researchers throughout China.

The project, which ends in 2018, will focus on addressing three key scientific questions:

1) How do soil physicochemical and biological properties affect N transformation and retention in varying cropland soils?

Sources of reactive nitrogen in China and their impacts on air quality and climate change

The Ministry of Science and Technology of China Founded a project entitled “Sources of reactive nitrogen in China and their impacts on air quality and climate change”

The kick-off meeting of a project entitled “Reactive nitrogen sources of China and their impacts on air quality and climate change” was held in Nanjing Normal University on 18 February, 2014. The project was founded by The Ministry of Science and Technology of China, with a total budget of 15 million RMB. The project was led by Prof. Zucong Cai, the previous direct of INI East Asia center.

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