The Fertilizer Encyclopedia

The Fertilizer Encyclopedia

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Fertilizers are key for meeting the world s demands for food, fiber, and fuel. Featuring nearly 4, 500 terms of interest to all scientists and researchers dealing with fertilizers, The Fertilizer Encyclopedia compiles a wealth of information on the chemical composition of fertilizers, and includes information on everything from manufacturing and applications to economical and environmental considerations. It covers behavior in soil, chemical and physical characteristics, physiological role in plant growth and soil fertility, and more. This is the definitive, up-to-date reference on fertilizers. This book is not available for purchase from Wiley in the country of India. Customers in India should visit Vasudha Research a Publications Pvt. Ltd. at www.fertilizer-encyclopedia.comMaintenance costs Total maintenance costs include the cost of material, labor, supervision and scheduling. ... Maj or nutrients A mineral element, considered essential to the growth and development of plants is called a plant nutrient. ... Management of soil potassium Soil potassium can be effectively managed by (a) maximizing the efficiency of the added potassium, ... Phosphorus in excess may not be retained in the soil, but if it does, it causes zinc deficiency in corn, beans and flax.

Title:The Fertilizer Encyclopedia
Author:Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-04-08


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