Benefits OF Fertilizers IN Agriculture

Benefits OF Fertilizers IN Agriculture

play an important role for plant growth in the initial stages of growth. are materials of synthetic or organic substances which are applied to the soil or on the plant for supplying essential plant nutrients for plant growth. Fertilizers when added to the soil or water plants get nutrition to fight against insects, disease etc. so, fertilizers reduces the need of herbicides and pesticides. Besides these, soil condition is another big problem of agriculture. Lack of water is one of the major issues of agriculture. Uneven distribution of rainfall or long breaks of rainy season due to change in weather causes either excessive amount of rainfall or deficiency in water in nurturing time. Fertilizers help plants to beat these situations by increasing their capabilities to hold more water and improve the depth of the root. The potassium in the fertilizer makes the stalks and straw of the plant stronger. Fertilizers work like a mentor of a plant. It not only promotes healthy growth of the plant it also act as developer. The nitrogen part of fertilizer acts as growth booster which is considered by the green color of plants. Phosphorus helps in the faster formation of seeds. Two types of are applied to the plant i.e. solid or liquid. Ninety percent of used as powdered or granulated form. Anhydrous ammonia, aqueous ammonia nitrate solutions, urea etc are liquid fertilizers. These products can be diluted by using water for forming liquid fertilizers. In India the use of become popular when in 1967 Indian farmers cooperatives stared their operation. They started with 57 cooperative but today it reaches over 36,000 cooperative. It enables farmer to provide timely supply of reliable, high quality fertilizer. MD Dr.U S Awasthi established IFFCO as a global leader in fertilizer industry. Under his leadership has enters on all fronts and diversified into many sectors. Some important fertilizers made by are urea, NP, NPK, DAP, water soluble fertilizers, bio etc. other important benefits of fertilizers are: 1) fertilizers increase the protein content in the plant 2) fertilizers increase vitamin C and solid soluble content, 3) it increases flavor and color of the fruit. 4) it enhances shipping and storage quality of the food crop. The importance of fertilizers stretches in every corner of our planet. Lack of supply for food would be evident without them.

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