What role does Phosphate (the P nutrient) play in the health of your plant? Do you know the difference between the source of the rock phosphate that you buy? What do terms like total P2O5, citric solubility, reactive rock phosphate, water soluble phosphate, particle size and all this other words mean to you?
When you buy compound fertilizer, do you know what type of Phosphate source is used as the raw material? Which number represents the P source in a compound formula of 12-12-17-2?
If you are a little unsure, perhaps you can do a Google search to find out some of this terms. If you are like me, you will find that a lot of material out in the web are too scientific and rather overwhelming. Too much data and numbers if you ask me. They are important though. What you need then is someone to show you what this numbers mean.
Planters like you need to understand the bigger picture so that you can make important decisions to improve the soil and crop quality. Many people can claim that their products are good but how many of them actually have unbiased research data to prove them?
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Do join us as we share a series of articles to show you what you need to know about the Phosphate nutrient and how it can boost your profit.