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Fertilizer

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Since medieval times, fertilizers have been used to help increase crop production. The earlier fertilizers were organic and consisted of decayed plant or animal matter, as well as various other items, whereas inorganic fertilizers consist largely of chemicals. Essentially, when ...

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