Journal of Soil Science & Plant Health

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Perspective,  Vol: 7 Issue: 2

The Role and Importance of Artificial and Natural Fertilizers

Zhenying Cheng*

1Food Security and Safety Niche, North-West University, Mmabatho, South Africa

*Corresponding Author: Zhenying Cheng,
Food Security and Safety Niche, North-West University, Mmabatho, South Africa

Received date: 22 March, 2023, Manuscript No. JSPH-23-100652;

Editor assigned date: 24 March, 2023, Pre QC No. JSPH-23-100652 (PQ);

Reviewed date: 17 April, 2023, QC. No JSPH-23-100652;

Revised date: 24 April, 2023, Manuscript No. JSPH-23-100652 (R);

Published date: 28 April, 2023, DOI: 10.4172/jsph.1000190.

Citation: Cheng Z (2023) The Role and Importance of Artificial and Natural Fertilizers. J Soil Sci Plant Nutr 7:2.




A natural or artificial fertilizer that contains the chemical components necessary to improve plant growth and productivity. Fertilizers enhance the natural fertility of the soil or replace chemical elements taken from the soil through previous vegetation. Soil fertility is the high-quality of a soil that enables it to offer compounds in good quantities and right balance to sell growth of flora while other elements together with light, moisture, temperature, and soil shape are beneficial. Wherein fertility of the soil isn't precise, natural or manufactured materials may be added to supply the required plant nutrients.

These are referred to as fertilizers, although the term is usually carried out to largely inorganic materials aside from lime or gypsum. Fertilizers supply flora with the elements that may be missing or in quick deliver in a shape that can be used by the vegetation for faster growth. Maximum fertilizers deliver nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. The opposite factors needed via vegetation are required in much lower quantities trace factors and are usually to be had in most soils.

In nature, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium frequently come from the decay of flowers which have died. Diverse fertilizers contribute exceptional nutrients for plant growth. Potash contains potassium, urea consists of nitrogen, elemental Sulphur carries sulphur, reactive rock phosphate incorporates phosphorus and superphosphate carries phosphorus. It would possibly take day by day vitamins, however plants do not need to be fertilized quite as frequently. Exactly how frequently you fertilize your flowers depends at the types you're developing and the time of year. A few lawn flora are heavy feeders (meaning they need greater nutrients than others). These have a tendency to be species that grow rapid and bloom plenty, which include maximum annuals, culmination, vegetables, roses, and hydrangeas. These plant life respect being fed approximately once a month all through their developing season with a widespread-reason liquid fertilizer.

Different plants, including a few perennials inclusive of bee balm and coneflower, timber, and shrubs, don't want plenty fertilizer at all particularly in case if they upload plenty of compost or different organic fabric to their soil before planting.

Many leafy and flowering houseplants additionally follow a seasonal agenda, slowing down their growth during the cooler months and therefore now not needing as many nutrients. Whilst they're extra actively growing in the spring and summer, they advantage from a touch liquid fertilizer combined into their water about once a month. if you're not one to recollect to try this, pass for slow-launch granules or a nutrient tab you may just push into the soil every few months or so. On the subject of indoor cacti and succulents, which typically don't want an awful lot fertilizer at all.


It can be concluded that addition of P at 74 kg, and foliar software of Zn and Ca at unique concentrations (specifically Ca awareness of 60 ppm) beneficially affected cottonseed yield, seed index, seed oil content material, oil and protein yields, seed oil unsaponifiable be counted, and overall unsaturated fatty acids oleic and linoleic software of N on the fee of 143 kg and packages of both ok and mepiquat chloride have the maximum beneficial outcomes among the treatments tested, affecting no longer simplest the seed amount (to reap better oil and protein yields) but also the oil seed best (as indicated with the aid of better fatty acid profile inside the oil of cotton) in evaluation with the usual cultural practices followed by way of Egyptian cotton strategies.

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