Can you list some inorganic fertilizers?
Fertilizers are substances that provide nutrients to the plant and help in increasing the yield by improving soil fertility.
There are broadly divided into organic and inorganic fertilizers in which organic fertilizers are composed of dead matter of plants and animals and inorganic is composed of synthetic chemicals or minerals.
Requirement of plants to thrive depends up on 16 elements that may be from either organic or inorganic source.
Inorganic fertilizers include-
Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium are the 3 most important nutrients that are mixed in varying degrees to formulate inorganic fertilizers. They are utilized as single nutrient inorganic fertilizers or are mixed with other nutrients to form-
- Zwavelvuur Ammonium
- Chile saltpeter
- Ammonium Nitrate
- Ammonium Sulfate
- Potassium Chloride
- Potassium Sulfate
- Triple Superphosphate