secondary nutrient

secondary nutrient

a substance that acts as a stimulant to activate the flora of the GI tract to synthesize other nutrients.
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Although sulphuris waste product for the hydrocarbonindustry, sulphur is an essential buildingblock to producing fertilizer and is initself a secondary nutrient needed forplant growth.
Although sulphur is waste product for the hydrocarbon industry, sulphur is an essential building block to producing fertilizer and is in itself a secondary nutrient needed for plant growth.
There is no established deficiencies of secondary nutrient except sulphur that is suspected to be low in some areas.
The easy-to-apply pelletized lime is recommended by many agronomists for balancing pH levels in the soil and providing calcium, an important secondary nutrient.
TETRA Micronutrients also manufactures and markets a complete line of calcium-based secondary nutrient products, as well as manganous oxide.
The extent of micronutrient deficiency in soil (state-wise) was studied under the All India Coordinated Research Project on Micro and Secondary Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soils and Plants .
These are required in relatively large quantities than secondary nutrients for crop growth.
In addition to the fixed subsidy on the above mentioned nutrients, there will be an additional per tonne subsidy for subsidised fertiliser carrying other secondary nutrients and micro- nutrients in formulations approved under FCO 1985," she added.
IPNI is a new, not-for-profit, scientific organization dedicated to responsible management of plant nutrients--N, P, K, secondary nutrients, and micronutrients--for the benefit of the human family.
Greater amounts of secondary nutrients are available due to improved farming methods.
The Mineral Fertilizers Industry Worldwide 2010-2015, an in depth market report on the current status and future prospects for mineral fertilizers, secondary nutrients and micronutrients worldwide.