High prices increase need for fertilizer efficiency

Goldy, Ron
March 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/15/2012, p11
The article discusses the two basic approaches to nutrient application and uptake namely through the roots and through the leaves. Application of nutrients into roots depends on the soil type, production practices and application technology while foliar application benefits plants planted on soil with high pH condition. It points out that the best way of applying nutrients is through the roots since these are the plant organ most appropriate for uptake.


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