Fertilizer is made of nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus. Chemical fertilizers require huge amounts of energy to produce. But there are other, natural and more readily available sources. The University of Michigan, with support from the National Science Foundation, is working at making our water cleaner, and our agriculture more […]

Nutrient Functions Nitrogen (N) Synthesis of proteins (growth and yield). Phosphorus (P) Cellular division and formation of energetic structures. Potassium (K) Transport of sugars, stomata control, cofactor of many enzymes, reduces susceptibility to plant diseases. Calcium (Ca) A major building block in cell walls, and reduces susceptibility to diseases. Sulphur […]

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