Plant nutrition Introduction

Plant nutrition refers to the basic chemical elements necessary for general plant well-being and development. These elements are inter related in the nature of uptake and consumption for growth, production and tissue replacement. In general everyday life, we call them-FERTILIZERS.

Introduction:

Plant nutrition refers to the basic chemical elements necessary for general plant well-being and development. These elements are inter related in the nature of uptake and consumption for growth, production and tissue replacement. In general everyday life, we call them FERTILIZERS.

What is fertilizer?

Plant food. Normally presented in various elemental forms and category

Primary nutrients-are macro elements Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K).These elements come as blends or compounds.

Secondary Nutrients

They include Sulphur, Calcium, Magnesium, are key essentials.

Micro Nutrients

These are very essential though needed in minute quantities.

Boron, Chlorine, Copper,Iron,Manganese,Nickel zinc and molybdenum.

Greenlife Crop Protection Africa brings a full range spec for all growers through specially crafted products to meet and address all the above to ensure a bumper crop harvest.

 

They Include;

  1. Goldchance Range
  2. Lavender Range
  3. Calcium fertilizer(Ferari Gold)
  4. Boron Fertilizers (Vitabor)

Last updated on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 7:48 am

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