Tag: plant nutrition

New Publication: Innovative Fertilizers and Application Technologies

Bindraban, PS, Dimkpa, CO, White, JC, et al. Safeguarding human and planetary health demands a fertilizer sector transformation. Plants, People, Planet. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10098 Summary Strategies for delivering sustainable food systems require significant reduction in yield gaps and food system inefficiencies. Mineral fertilizers will play a critical role in achieving both of these aims. However, reduction in nutrient losses from mineral fertilizer use to…

Fertilizer: The Basics

In our previous blog, Fertilizer – A Foundation for Food Security, we discussed the history of fertilizer, from its origins to its modern uses in combating crises of food security. Today, fertilizer is a globally distributed commodity in high demand. It is as important to the smallholder farmers’ business as the seeds they plant or the tools they use for…