For professionals responsible for ensuring water quality, this 4-page fact sheet describes the types and limitations of nutrient budgets. Written by Amy L. Shober, George Hochmuth, and Christine Wiese, and published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, November 2011.
Hochmuth, G., and J. Bennett. 2011. Nutrient Mass Budget - The Case of Florida Watermelon Phosphorus Export. SL342. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss547.
Oenema, O., H. Kros, and W. de Vries. 2003. "Approaches and Uncertainties in Nutrient Budgets: Implications for Nutrient Management and Environmental Policies." Eur. J. Agron. 20:3-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1161-0301(03)00067-4
Watson, C. A., and D. Atkinson. 1999. "Using Nitrogen Budgets to Indicate Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Losses from Whole Farm Systems: A Comparison of Three Methodological Approaches." Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst. 53:259-67 https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1009793120577