Soil conditioner
A soil conditioner is a product which is added to soil to improve the soil’s physical qualities, especially its ability to provide nutrition for plants. In general usage the term soil conditioner is ...
HOMEMADE FERTILIZER FROM KITCHEN SCRAPS
3 Ingredient Kitchen Scrap Fertilizer. How to Improve your garden soil from kitchen scraps A compost heap is a great way to recycle kitchen waste and improve...
Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Compost
Compost (/ˈkɒmpɒst/ or /ˈkɒmpoʊst/) is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Compost is a key ingredient in organic farming. At the simplest level, t...
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Fertilizer
A fertilizer (or fertiliser in British English) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues (usually leaves) to supply one...
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Peat
Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands or mires. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on ...
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Soil litter
Litterfall, plant litter, leaf litter, tree litter, soil litter, or duff, is dead plant material, such as leaves, bark, needles, and twigs, that has fallen to the ground. This detritus or dead organic...
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Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Multrum
A multrum is a large composting vessel, predominantly meant to decompose toilet excreta but also other organic residue. It is originally a composite word consisting of "multna" which means moldering o...
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UAN
UAN is a solution of urea and ammonium nitrate in water used as a fertilizer. The combination of urea and ammonium nitrate has an extremely low critical relative humidity (18% at 30 °C) and can theref...
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Fusain
Fusain is a fossilised carbon deposit, which - after some controversy - has been identified as fossilised charcoal. It is fibrous, black and opaque, and often preserves details of cell wall architectu...
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Fertilizer burn
Fertiliser burn is defined as leaf scorch resulting from over-fertilisation, usually referring to excess nitrogen saltsFertiliser burn is the result of desiccation of plant tissues due to osmotic stre...
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History of fertilizer
The history of fertilizer has largely shaped political, economic, and social circumstances in their traditional uses. Subsequently, there has been a radical reshaping of environmental conditions follo...
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Thermopotash
ThermoPotash is a slow-release, multi-nutrient fertilizer product made from a silicate-based potash resource. It contains on average 4%-14% K2O. It is derived by performing a pyrometallurgical process...
Microbial inoculant
Microbial inoculants also known as soil inoculants are agricultural amendments that use beneficial endophytes (microbes) to promote plant health. Many of the microbes involved form symbiotic relations...
Biotic material
Biotic material or biological derived material is any material that originates from living organisms. Most such materials contain carbon and are capable of decay. Examples of biotic materials are wood...
Woodchips
Woodchips are a medium-sized solid material made by cutting, or chipping, larger pieces of wood.Woodchips may be used as a biomass solid fuel and are raw material for producing wood pulp. They may als...
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Ecuador composting method
The Ecuador composting method is a common composting practice in the lowlands of Ecuador and Peru. The compost pile is embedded on the tree trunk or banana stalks, with a pale erected in the middle. O...
Ecuador composting method - Wikipedia
Sebakh
Sebakh (less commonly transliterated as sebbakh) is an Aramaic word which translates to "dry land" in English. This term is used to described decomposed organic material that can be employed both as ...
Night soil
Night soil is a euphemism for human feces collected at night from cesspools, privies, etc. and sometimes used as a fertilizer. Night soil is produced as a result of a waste management system in areas ...
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Hotbed (gardening)
In biology, a hotbed is a pile of decaying organic matter warmer than its surroundings due to the heat given off by the metabolism of the microorganisms in the decomposing pile.A hotbed covered with a...
Soil inoculant
Microbial inoculants also known as soil inoculants are agricultural amendments that use beneficial endophytes (microbes) to promote plant health. Many of the microbes involved form symbiotic relations...
Legume
A legume (/ˈlɛɡjuːm/ or /ˌləˈɡjuːm/) is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant. Legumes are grown agriculturally, primarily for their food grain seed (e....
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Monocalcium phosphate
Monocalcium phosphate is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca(H2PO4)2 ("ACMP" or "CMP-A" for anhydrous monocalcium phosphate). It is commonly found as the monohydrate (""MCP" or "MCP-M")...
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Mechanical biological treatment
A mechanical biological treatment system is a type of waste processing facility that combines a sorting facility with a form of biological treatment such as composting or anaerobic digestion. MBT plan...
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Fertility (soil)
Soil fertility refers to the ability of a soil to supply plant nutrients.A fertile soil has the following properties: In lands used for agriculture and other human activities, soil fertility typically...
Fertility (soil) - Wikipedia
Agrichar
Agrichar is the global brand name and US registered trademark for the biochar produced from the Pacific Pyrolysis proprietary slow pyrolysis process useful in biosequestration of atmospheric carbon di...
Ammonium thiosulfate
Ammonium thiosulfate (ammonium thiosulphate in British English) is an inorganic compound. It is white crystalline solid with ammonia odor, readily soluble in water, slightly soluble in acetone and ins...
Buštěhrad slag heap
Buštěhrad slag heap (Czech: Buštěhradská halda; 357 metres (1,171 ft) asl) is a huge artificial hill between municipalities of Kladno-Vrapice, Buštěhrad and Stehelčeves near Kladno in the Central...
Buštěhrad slag heap - Wikipedia