Effect of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers on the Performance and Profitability of Grain Amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus L.) in Western Kenya
- HuMates unlocks the soil. // New Zealand Dairy Exporter;May2008, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p129
The article evaluates the Humates organic product and ingredient of organic fertilisers.
- Friendly Fertilizers. // Habitats Newsletter;Apr2005, pN.PAG
Provides tips in choosing the right fertilizers for plants. Chemical components of many commercial fertilizers; Suggestions in buying organic fertilizers.
- Organic Turf Nutrition. Stachlewitz, Rusty // American Nurseryman;Mar2010, Vol. 210 Issue 3, p28
The article discusses the significance of using synthetic fertilizers to make lawn organic. It reveals that with the emergence of synthetic fertilizers, the understanding of plant nutrient usage and organic sources of plant nutrients improved. It notes the benefit of using organic fertilizers...
- Get Your Nutrition -- For Turf, That Is. // Golfdom;Jan2005, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p86
Presents information on several fertilizers and nutrient products for turfgrasses. NITAMIN Steady-Delivery fertilizers from Georgia-Pacific Resins; LiquiGreen slow-release liquid from Regal Chemical Co.; True Foliar NPK Phosphite 10-20-16 from Milliken Turf Products; Organic fertilizer from...
- Chromium-Containing Organic Fertilizers from Tanned Hides and Skins: A Review on Chemical, Environmental, Agronomical and Legislative Aspects. Ciavatta, Claudio; Manoli, Chiara; Cavani, Luciano; Franceschi, Clizia; Sequi, Paolo // Journal of Environmental Protection;Nov2012, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p1532
A category of chromium (Cr)-containing fertilizers is represented by the fertilizers deriving from by products of tanning process. Their use is widespread because of their good agronomic response due to the high content of slow release organic nitrogen (N) and carbon (C). They do not represent...
- Fertilizer Industry Unites. Eddy, David // American Fruit Grower;Mar2009, Vol. 129 Issue 3, p45
The article focuses on the Organic Fertilizer Association of California (OFAC). According to OFAC Executive Director Steve Beckley, the organization ensures that fertilizers they provide to growers meet the qualifications for certified organic farming. Among the goals of OFAC are to develop an...
- How Does Compost Compare? // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Jun2006, Vol. 30 Issue 188, p20
Presents information on the components of compost, a well balanced, gentle fertilizer. Percentage of nitrogen content of compost; Amount of compost needed to replace a 5-pound bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer; Micronutrients provided by compost to plants.
- Improving soil health. Nichols, Randy // Landscape & Irrigation;Sep2004, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p24
Focuses on the nutritionally valuable compounds from soybeans required for germination and improving soil health. Reasons why soybean extract fertilizers work; Comparison between prior application of soybean fertilizer and the result after the application; Benefits associated with soybean liquid...
- Effect of Dried-grass Fermented Fertilizer on Growth and Yield of Chinese Kale (Brassicaoleracea) Production. Vetayasuporn, Sopit // Research Journal of Agriculture & Biological Sciences;Nov2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p1110
A field experiment was undertaken to determine the effects of dried-grass fermented fertilizer on growth and yield of Chinese kale cultivation in Surin province, Northeast of Thailand. Two dried-grass fermented fertilizers were developed from chopped dried-grass : rice bran : cattle manure...