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How do fertilizers supply minerals to crop plants?

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2011-08-09 18:42:59

It is by including them among their ingredients that

fertilizers supply minerals to crop plants.

Specifically, fertilizers contain minerals. Artificial

fertilizers focus on the macronutrients nitrogen, phosphorus and

potassium whereas organic fertilizers also include the other three

macronutrients calcium, magnesium and sulphur. Organic fertilizers

may include some or all of the micronutrient minerals boron,

cobalt, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel and


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