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Chapter 6: Soil fertility and plant nutrition simplified

A Practical Approach

For many farmers and development workers, soil fertility management is one of the more mysterious aspects of crop production. How and when do you apply fertilizers? What kind and how much? What about chemical vs. organic fertilizers? Part II of this manual will cover all of these concerns.