FERTILIZERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Fertilizers play two essential roles in the fight against climate change First, they forestall deforestation, as they allow for increased productivity on arable land. They help maintain the integrity of globe’s forests, which are important carbon sinks. In the context of climate change, this is crucial, as deforestation and loss of …

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TRI Recommendations for Tea

The Tea Research Institute (TRI), fertilizer recommendations for Tea. Fertilizer  Recommendations for Nursery Tea Fertilizer  Recommendations for Immature Tea Fertilizer  Recommendations for Mature Tea Fertilizer  Recommendations for Clonal Mother Bushes Fertilizer  Recommendations for Tea Seed Bearers Fertilizer Recommendations for Rehabilitation Grasses (Mana & Guatemala) Fertilizer Recommendation for Mature Tea in …

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What are Fertilizers?

WHAT ARE FERTILIZERS? Fertilizers are any solid, liquid or gaseous substances containing one or more plant nutrients. They are either applied to the soil, directly on the plant (foliage) or added to aqueous solutions, in order to maintain soil fertility, improve crop development, yield and/or crop quality. The purpose of …

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Fertilizer Standards

Fertilizer Standards of Straight Fertilizers and accepted heavy metal contents in a compound fertilizers. Urea Chemical composition of the fertilizer a.) Nitrogen Content (Min.) b.) Biuret Content (Max) c.) As d.) Cd e.) Pb f.) Cr g.) Hg Accepted Value 46.0% (on dry basis) 1.0% 0.1 ppm 0.1 ppm 0.1 …

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The Ministry of Agriculture has panned to cultivate 0.5 Mn hectares paddy in Yala season

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation and Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development P.Harrison has informed the “Lakpohora” Chairman Somachandra Jayakody to store the stock of fertilizer required for ‘Yala’ season cultivation during which it is expected to cultivate 0.5 Mn hectares of paddy lands. Accordingly the “Lakpohora” …

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2019 Chemical Fertilizer Quota

According to the Cabinet decision and based on the performance of the fertilizer importation in 2018, the following fertilizer quota for other field crops has been allocated to 17 private fertilizer companies and 02 Government based companies under the Fertilizer Subsidy Program 2019. UREA (Annual Quota Evaluation- 2019) FINAL

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