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Slow-release fertilizers 101Author(s): Robin Rose
Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 304-308
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionSlow release fertilizers have been in common use within the horticultural industry for decades. Probably the mostly commonly heard of product is Scott's Osmocote which has been around for a quite a long time. However, some time ago slow release fertilizers moved out of the potted greenhouse environment and onto golf courses, suburban lawns and bushes, and orchards. Slow release fertilizers are here to stay, but there still seems to be a lot of users who do not understand them.
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CitationRose, Robin. 2002. Slow-release fertilizers 101. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 304-308
Keywordsnative plant nurseries, forest nurseries, plantations, fertilizer types, fertilizer research
- E-media and crop nutrition monitoring
- Using polymer-coated controlled-release fertilizers in the nursery and after outplanting
- Slow release fertilizers in bareroot nurseries
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