- any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
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Substance applied to soil or hydroponic systems for improving the root nutrition of plants with the aim of increasing crop yields and (or) controlling production.
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Fer'ti·lizer noun 1.
One who fertilizes; the agent that carries the fertilizing principle, as a moth to an orchid. A. R. Wallace. 2.
That which renders fertile; a general name for commercial manures, as guano, phosphate of lime, etc.
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any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
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• (n.) That which renders fertile; a general name for commercial manures, as guano, phosphate of lime, etc. • (n.) One who fertilizes; the agent that carries the fertilizing principle, as a moth to an orchid.
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natural or artificial substance containing the chemical elements that improve growth and productiveness of plants. Fertilizers enhance the natural ... [27 related articles]
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Substance that adds inorganic or organic plant nutrients to soil and improves its ability to grow crops, trees, or other vegetation. See organic fertilizer, fertilizationFlaring
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Fertilizer (or fertiliser) is any organic or inorganic material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is added to a soil to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants. A recent assessment found that about 40 to 60% of crop yields are attributable to commercial fertilizer use. They are essential
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Substance that adds inorganic or organic nutrients to soil for the purpose of increasing the growth of crops, trees, or other vegetation.
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fertilizer, organic or inorganic material containing one or more of the nutrients—mainly nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, and other essential elements required for plant growth. Added to the soil or other medium, fertilizers provide plant nutrients that are naturally lacking or that have b...
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Substance containing some or all of a range of about 20 chemical elements necessary for healthy plant growth, used to compensate for the deficiencies of poor or depleted soil. Fertilizers may be organic, for example farmyard manure, composts, bonemeal, blood, and fishmeal; or inorganic (synthetic or artificial), in the form of simple compounds,...
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A synthetic or organic substance used to provide plants with the required nutrients for vegetative growth, development and flowering.
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Any organic or inorganic material, either natural or synthetic, used to supply elements (such as nit
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any one of a large number of natural and synthetic materials, including manure and nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium compounds, spread or worked into the soil to increase its fertility.
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Organic or inorganic plant foods which may be either liquid or granular used to amend the soil in order to improve the quality or quantity of plant growth.
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Any natural or manufactured material added to the soil in order to supply one or more plant nutrients.
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A supplement to a naturally occurring element necessary for plant growth. Fertilizer can be liquid or granular and organic or inorganic (man-made).
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organic or inorganic nutrients that are added to the soil to help the growth of crops
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