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Name: Jem S.
Status: student
Age: 11
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 1999-2001 


Question:
Does different kinds of fertilzer effect the plant growth and why? If you have any other information about organic and inorganic fertilizer please send it to me.


Replies:
Plants need many different elements for different reasons, so you should know what the particular plant and the soil it grows in need before choosing a fertilizer. There are different compositions of fertilizers. Plants take up nutrients in elemental form, so it does not matter whether the source of the fertilizer is organic or inorganic, but there may be other reasons, like effects on soil structure, for using one or the other.

J. Elliott


possibly helpful:

http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/data/roses/1998063808009698.html

http://www.krishiworld.com/html/soil_ferti2.html

http://www.ag.usask.ca/cofa/departments/hort/hortinfo/misc/common3.html

http://idh.vita.org/pubs/docs/uia.html

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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