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Essentials of Fertilization & Irrigation Management
From this book, you will learn both theory and practice. The book covers issues such as nutrient management in soils and in soilless cultures, interpretation of soil test results, fertigation and more.
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About the EBook
Fertilization and irrigation are two most important practices in crop production. The Ebook analyses these topics deeply and explains how to assess problems related to your crops.
Smart Fertilizer E-book is your №1 guide to precision agriculture!
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The book is ideal for:
Agronomists

Helping farmers is an important job. The Agronomist needs to constantly improve his knowledge and be up-to date with the latest practices

Farmers

Farmers are the first ones who need access to new knowledge and specific learning about their crops in order for their busienss to be successful

Students

Students are the future farmers and the future agronomists. There is so much to learn, that a few years of studying is simply not enough. They need to learn precision and practical ready-to-use knowledge

Anyone

The book is ideal for anyone with a passion for agriculture or who wishes to become a professional agriculturist.

What will I Get?
7
Chapters
166
Pages
English language
Online format
Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1 - Plant Nutrition
    • How to measure the nutrients
    • Using Electrical Conductivity portable meters
    • How to take the EC reading correctly
    • How nutrients affect crop growth
    • Can Mineral Nutrition Affect Plant Disease?
    • A guide to Pre-Plant Fertilization
    • Fertilizer Optimization – Combining Research and Big Data
    • Towards 2050 - Sustainable Strategies to Feeding the World
    • Understanding Plant Tissue Analyses
    • Ammonium /Nitrate Ratio
    • Phosphorous in Plants and Soil
    • Potassium in Plants and in Soil
    • Calcium in Plants and Soil
    • Magnesium in Plant and Soil
    • Sulphur in Plants and Soil
    • Iron in Plants and Soil
    • Zinc in Plants and Soil
    • Boron in Plants and Soil
    • Chloride in plants and Soils. An Essential Nutrient
    • or Harmful Element?
  • Chapter 2 - Soils
    • Factors Affecting Soil Fertility and characteristic of Fertile Soil
    • How to Raise Soil pH
    • How to choose liming material
    • Soil Acidity
    • Soil Chemical Analysis as a Tool for Evaluating Nutrient Availability
    • Interpreting soil test results – why do different labs give different results?
    • How to interpret Soil test Results
    • The Extraction Method
    • Cation Exchange Capacity in Soils
    • Cation-Anion Balance in Water and Soil
    • How to Prevent and Manage Soil Salinity
    • Sodic soils and their management
    • Influence of pH on sodic soils
  • Chapter 3 - Water quality
    • Determination of the water quality
    • Sodium hazard and water infiltration and Toxicity of specific ions
    • The Electrical Conductivity of Water
    • The Effect of Water Salinity on Soil
    • Managing Irrigation Water
    • Testing your irrigation water
    • Water Disinfection with Chlorine
  • Chapter 4 - Irrigation
    • Water Requirements of Crops
    • Methods to measure the evapotranspiration rates of crops
    • Drip Irrigation Systems
    • Clogging of Emitters in Drip Irrigation Systems
    • Irrigation Scheduling Using Tensiometers
    • Irrigation Management in Soilless Culture (Part 1)
    • Irrigation Management In Soilless Culture – (Part 2)
  • Chapter 5 - Fertiliser Management
    • The 5 Common Fertilizer Management Mistakes Growers Make
    • Giving Fertilizer Recommendations
    • Optimizing Fertilizer Application Rates
    • Misuse of Nitrogen Fertilizers – Case Study
    • Observations in the field
    • Nitrogen Management
    • Nitrogen Management for crops
    • Chelated Fertilizers and Their Use
    • Visual Identification of Nutrient Deficiencies
    • Foliar Feeding
    • Plug plants – Testing and Monitoring Nutritional Status
  • Chapter 6 - Fertigation & Hydroponics
    • What parameters should you track in the nutrient solution?
    • Fertigation
    • Preparation of Fertilizer Stock Solutions
  • Chapter 7 - Examples of Guidelines for some crops
    • Corn Fertilizer Recommendations guidelines
    • Guidelines for Coffee Growing
Essentials of Fertilization & Irrigation Management
From this book, you will learn both theory and practice. The book covers issues such as nutrient management in soils and in soilless cultures, interpretation of soil test results, fertigation and more.
Buy Now for £ 79.00
£ 79.00 for a limited time only
By purchasing you agree to the Terms & Conditions
Just for:
£79