Thursday, July 12, 2018

Type of Fertilizer

Plant require nutrients to grow and develop.

Soil is the most important source of plant food

Main Elements

  • OXYGEN and HYDROGEN - it's available readily in Water as well as in The Air
  • NITROGEN and CARBON    - which can be found in the Air and in the Organic Soil ( Especially the Carbon Dioxide present in Air
  • POTASSIUM and PHOSPHOROUS - which can also be found in Organic Soil
  1. NITROGEN (N)
  2. PHOSPHOROUS(P)
  3. POTASSIUM(K)
Secondary Macro Elements

  • CALCIUM
  • MAGNESIUM
  • SULPHAR
Micro Elements
          The Micro elements of plants are made up of

  • IRON   (Fe)
  • ZINC   (Zn)
  • MANGANESE  (MN)
  • BORON  (B)
  • MOLYBDENUM  (MO)
  • COPPER  (CU)
However , if there is a deficiency it is normally manifested as discolored foliage, poor leaf maturation and poor fruiting .

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