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Fertilizer

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A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English) is any material of natural or synthetic .... Compound fertilizers, which contain N, P, and K, can often be produced by mixing straight...

How fertilizer is made - material, production process, making, history ...

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Modern synthetic fertilizers are composed mainly of nitrogen, phosphorous, and ... waste from different manufacturing processes, and other assorted trash.

Fertilizers - The Essential Chemical Industry

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A 'green' controversy exists between those who believe that no 'artificial' fertilizers should be used and those who believe that manufactured fertilizers have to ...

Characteristics of natural and manufactured fertilizers for lawns

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Information about planting, harvesting, and dealing with the diseases of growing melons in Minnesota home gardens.

Here's the scoop on chemical and organic fertilizers | Oregon State ...

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Apr 30, 2008 ... Organic fertilizers such as manures, compost or bone meal are derived ... or synthetic fertilizers, because they go through some manufacturing ...

Fertilizer Plants Spring Up to Take Advantage of U.S.'s Cheap ...

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Apr 25, 2013 ... Growing demand for fertilizer presents increased safety and environmental concerns. ... emitters: two tons are released for every ton of ammonia produced. .... U.S. FDA Approves "Artificial Pancreas" for Diabetes Treatment.

Fertilizers are chemical compounds used to promote plant growth.

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Inorganic fertilizers are manufactured through chemical processes using naturally ... Synthetic fertilizers, such as urea and urea formaldehyde, are considered ...

Chemical Fertilizer vs Organic Fertilizer - Difference and ... - Diffen

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A chemical fertilizer is defined as any inorganic material of wholly or partially ... About, Chemical fertilizers are manufactured from synthetic material, Organic ...

Fertiliser | Sciencelearn Hub

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Jul 30, 2013 ... Superphosphate is an artificial fertiliser and is the most important ... Compared to clover, manufactured nitrogen fertiliser was found to be more ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Making fertilisers

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A secondary school revision resource for OCR Gateway GCSE Science about chemical resources, fertilisers and crop yields.

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Pros and Cons of Organic vs. Chemical Fertilizers | Today's ...

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Chemical fertilizers (also called inorganic, synthetic, artificial, or manufactured) have been refined to extract nutrients and bind them in specific ratios with other ...

Synthetic vs. Organic Fertilizers - EnviroIngenuity

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Synthetic vs. Organic Fertilizers by Jerry Gach. Organic Fertilizers are materials derived from plant and animal parts or residues. Examples are, Blood Meal, ...

What are chemical fertilizers, and why do we use them? - SciGuy

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Apr 18, 2013 ... The unfolding disaster in West, Texas due to an explosion at a fertilizer manufacturing facility leaves a lot of questions. Here are answers to a ...