TITLE

The effect of organic fertilizers on plant growth

AUTHOR(S)
Tregidgo, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
American Nurseryman;12/15/2000, Vol. 192 Issue 12, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses results of a study on the effect of organic fertilizers on plant growth. Plants used in the study; Comparison of plant size using organic fertilizer versus group using conventionally-controlled release fertilizers.
ACCESSION #
3923170

 

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