Nutrition and fertilisers
Fertilisers are plant nutrient substances given to improve plant growth rates and to boost the yields of crops. However, feeding plants is not always necessary. Soils vary in their nutrient levels. Sandy soils and chalky soils, for example, tend to be lower in nutrients than clay or loam soils. Soils also vary in the availability of nutrients. Soils that are dry, waterlogged, very acid or very alkaline may not allow plants to access existing nutrients. Correcting these factors (where possible) may be more effective than giving fertiliser, and in fact may be necessary for fertilisers to be effective.
A sample of Items held in the Nutrition and fertilisers category
- Minimising nitrous oxide intensities of arable products (MIN-NO)
- Farmer's risk in decision making: the case of nitrogen application rates
- Improved Efficiency of Nutrient and Water Use for High Quality Field Vegetable Production Using Fertigation
- Genetic Reduction of Energy use and Emissions of Nitrogen through cereal production: GREEN grain
- Soil sensors for nitrogen availability - AR0910
- 1618: History of crop biotechnology
- Measuring spatially-variable N requirements of maize
- Producing vegetables in polytunnels
- Quercetin content in stored onions (Allium cepa L.): effects of storage conditions, cultivar, lifting time and nitrogen fertiliser level.
- An investigation into the supply of potassium in soils of the Narli Plain irrigation area, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
There are currently no subcategories in the Nutrition and fertilisers section.
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