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Fertilizers, 2. Types

  1. Heinrich Dittmar1,
  2. Manfred Drach2,
  3. Ralf Vosskamp2,
  4. Martin E. Trenkel3,
  5. Reinhold Gutser4,
  6. Günter Steffens5

Published Online: 15 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.n10_n01

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Dittmar, H., Drach, M., Vosskamp, R., Trenkel, M. E., Gutser, R. and Steffens, G. 2009. Fertilizers, 2. Types. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry.

Author Information

  1. 1

    BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, Germany

  2. 2

    BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Limburgerhof, Germany

  3. 3

    Eusserthal, Germany

  4. 4

    Lehrstuhl für Pflanzenernährung, Technische Universität München-Weihenstephan, Freising, Germany

  5. 5

    Landwirtschaftliche Untersuchungs- und Forschungsanstalt, Oldenburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Standard Fertilizers
1.1.Solid Fertilizers
1.1.1.Straight Fertilizers
1.1.2.Multinutrient Fertilizers
1.1.3.Lime Fertilizers
1.1.4.Magnesium Fertilizers
1.2.Liquid Fertilizers
1.2.1.Nitrogen Liquids
1.2.2.Multinutrient Liquids
1.2.2.1.NP Liquids
1.2.2.2.NPK Liquids
1.2.2.3.UAS Liquids
1.2.3.Suspensions
2.Special Fertilizers
2.1.Water-Soluble Nutrient Salts
2.2.Foliar Fertilizers
2.2.1.Production
2.2.2.Application
2.2.3.Combination with Agricultural Pesticides
2.3.Micronutrients
2.3.1.Micronutrient Forms
2.3.2.Production
2.3.3.Commercial Fertilizers
2.3.4.Use
2.4.Slow- and Controlled-Release Fertilizers
2.4.1.Introduction
2.4.2.Urea – Aldehyde Slow-Release Fertilizers
2.4.2.1.Urea – Formaldehyde Condensation Products
2.4.2.2.Other Urea – Aldehyde Condensation Products
2.4.2.3.Further Processing of Urea – Aldehyde Condensates
2.4.3.Other Organic Chemicals
2.4.4.Inorganic Compounds
2.4.5.Coated and Encapsulated Controlled-Release Fertilizers
2.4.5.1.Sulfur-Coated Controlled-Release Fertilizers
2.4.5.2.Sulfur-Coated, Polymer-Encapsulated Controlled-Release Fertilizers
2.4.5.3.Polymer-Encapsulated Controlled-Release Fertilizers
2.4.6.Anti-Float Materials
2.4.7.Controlled-Release Fertilizers on Carriers
2.4.8.Supergranules
2.4.9.Legislation
2.5.Nitrification and Urease Inhibitors
2.5.1.Introduction
2.5.2.Types of Nitrification and Urease Inhibitors
2.5.3.Pyridines
2.5.3.1.Nitrapyrin
2.5.3.2.Other Pyridines
2.5.4.Dicyandiamide
2.5.5.Pyrazoles
2.5.5.1.1-Carbamoyl-3-methylpyrazole
2.5.5.2.Outlook
2.5.6.Neem/Neem-Coated Urea
2.5.7.Urease Inhibitors
2.5.8.Environmental Aspects
2.5.9.Legal Requirements
2.6.Organic Fertilizers (Secondary Raw Material Fertilizers)
2.6.1.Fertilizers Based on Peat or Materials of Similar Stability
2.6.2.Fertilizers Based on Waste Materials of Animal Origin
2.6.3.Fertilizers Based on Wastes of Plant Origin
2.6.4.Fertilizers Based on Municipal Waste
2.7.Manure
2.7.1.Composition
2.7.2.Manure Nutrient Efficiency
2.7.3.Environmental Aspects