Plant Nutrient Use in North American Agriculture – 2002

 |  IPNI Legacy  |  Nutrient Stewardship

This bulletin was written to help dispel the myths and clarify the misunderstandings regarding plant nutrients. Nutrient use comprises an important part of farm management. This study reviews current information on nutrient sources, their transformations, and their availability. It discusses their management, their economics, and their effect on food quality and the environment. It provides estimated nutrient budgets for North American cropland. Shedding light on a complex subject, it lays out a comprehensive assessment of plant nutrients and their management in North American agriculture.


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