Fertiliser Manual RB209
A Fully Revised and Renamed Version of Defra's 'Fertiliser Recommendations for Agriculture and Horticultural Crops (RB209)'
- Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
This manual has been produced for use by agricultural consultants, farmers and their agents and all other individuals and organisations concerned with developing and maintaining a sustainable agricultural industry in England and Wales.
The principle of crop nutrition and soil fertility are presented briefly as background to the recommendation for the use of fertilisers, organic manures, including bio solids and composts and lime for field crops, grassland, vegetables, fruit and bio energy crops.
It is an essential source of reference and advice for farmers, FACTS Qualified Advisers and those seeking qualification. This manual is also an authoritative source of advice in a book format that provides a national standard for England and Wales.
The manual is split into ten sections. The sections include:
Section 1: Principles of nutrient management and fertiliser use
Section 2: Organic manures
Section 3: Using the recommendation tables
Section 4: Arable and forage crops
Section 5: Vegetables and bulbs
Section 6: Fruit, vines and hops
Section 7: Biomass crops
Section 8: Grass
Section 9: Other useful sources of information
Section 10: Appendices
|Format||Paperback||Published||30 Jun 2010|
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