Fertilizers

A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soil or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants. Many sources of fertilizer exist, both natural and industrially produced.In the later half of the 20th century, increased use of nitrogen fertilizers (800% increase between 1961 and 2019) have been a crucial component of the increased productivity of conventional food systems (more than 30% per capita). According to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change …

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ACAPS · 14 May 2024 English

According to the Kenya Meteorological Department, however, rainfall is On 13 April, the Kenya Meteorological Department marked 43 of the country’s expected to persist throughout mid-May in all 47 counties, …

heavy rains have led maize farmers to reapply fertilizers (The Standard 08/05/2024). From February–March


CBD: Convention on Biological Diversity · 11 May 2024 English

Introduction and background • Synthetic biology: umbrella term covering diverse developments in the life sciences • More than a decade of discussion on potential positive and negative implications for the …

Engineered bacteria for nitrogen-fixation and fertilizers Self-limiting insect systems Transient modification


World Bank Group · 9 May 2024 English

Purchasin g of seeds of fodder crops an d mineral fertilizers for the P asture Reclamation Treat un der the


World Bank Group · 9 May 2024 English

of 4 demonstration plots to promote organic fertilizers, varietal studies and the new “Sawah” rice cultivation receive support in the form of certified seeds, fertilizers, and agro-chemicals, which will lead to increased


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 9 May 2024 English

Over the last decade, Nigeria’s growth has just about kept up with population dynamics. Poverty has increased, and food insecurity is rising. The government is constrained by low domestic revenue …

complement the government releasing grains and fertilizers. As inflation subsides and support for the vulnerable


World Bank Group · 9 May 2024 English

personnel with agrochemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers, weedicides. There are other occupational health production will entail the use agrochemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides which must be well managed to application of agrochemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers, weedicides, and potential contamination of water


AU: African Union · 9 May 2024 English

significantly reduces the response of crops to the use of yield-enhancing inputs such as mineral fertilizers and improved crop varieties, and greatly increases the vulnerability of smallholder farmers and evolved from a narrow crop produc. [...] The efficiency and effectiveness of mineral and organic fertilizers and other complementary inputs must be enhanced to increase productivity, maximize profitability targeted food security crops, financing infrastructure and logistics to improve availability of fertilizers, access to food markets for farmers and supporting fertilizer and soil health policy. [...] AUC

significant increase in local manufacturing of mineral fertilizers to over $15 billion of investments by the private of mineral fertilizer each year, most of the fertilizers are exported outside the continent and the majority over-dependent on imported fertilizers, especially non-phosphate-based fertilizers which expose Africa to consumption in 2022; RECOGNIZING that focusing on fertilizers alone cannot stop land degradation nor boost use of yield-enhancing inputs such as mineral fertilizers and improved crop varieties, and greatly increases


World Bank Group · 9 May 2024 English

extension, training, education, ICTs, inputs (e.g., fertilizers, pesticides, labor), production-related services


World Bank Group · 9 May 2024 English

technologies would require land for setting up seeds, fertilizers, veterinary product industries 4.0: Contingency


World Bank Group · 8 May 2024 English

through whom WFP provided the needed inputs in fertilizers and improved wheat seeds. Similar consultations


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