How do fertilizers supply minerals to crop plants?
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