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How do fertilizers work?

Postby RushHourable » Sun Aug 25, 2013 12:47 pm

Hey guys,
why does putting more phosphate, more nitrogen and more potassium onto the plant/into the soil increases the plant growth? What is the job of the 3?

thanks in advance :D
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Postby JackBean » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:40 am

phosphorus, nitrogen and potassium are important elements for the plant and the plant is not able to get them from the air (as carbon, oxygen and hydrogen), thus they are limiting
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