Story: Fertiliser industry

Fertilisers for plant growth

Fertilisers for plant growth

The various manufactured and natural fertilisers contribute different nutrients for plant growth. Potash contains potassium; urea contains nitrogen; elemental sulfur contains sulfur; reactive rock phosphate contains phosphorus; and superphosphate contains phosphorus, sulfur and calcium.

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Ants Roberts, 'Fertiliser industry - Products and services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 April 2020)

Story by Ants Roberts, published 24 Nov 2008