Posts Contributed By "Wardah Muzaffar, Ehsanullah, Shakeel A. Anjum and Umair Ashraf"

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  • Controlled release fertilizers - uses and benefits

    Since long, the main purpose of fertilizer application is to provide nutrients to plants in order to increase crop yields. Thus, improvement of fertilizer use efficiency of nutrient uptake and better crop yields is important for fertilizer producers and users. However, any fertilizer regardless of its form may harm the environment if misused. Environmentalists characterize fertilizer use as one of the source of polluting soil, water, and air. The adverse environmental impacts of fertilizer use are attributed towards nitrate leaching into ground water, emission of greenhouse gase…Read More