Various kinds of fertilizer

Explanations of various Fertilizer


Based on distinguished origin :

Organic fertilizer is a fertilizer with natural materials from, or derived from the remains of living things such as manure, compost, fertilizers Phosphate rock, etc.

An Organic Fertilizer is fertilizers made ​​by factories using chemicals. For example Urea, NPK, KCL, etc..

Biological fertilizer is a fertilizers that is derived from living things that living microorganisms are active and able to produce and create nutrients and growth hormones are derived from elements in the soil which become a food source for the microbes.

Based on the phase of his distinguished:

Solid fertilizer

Solid fertilizer generaly are granular and bulk.

Liquid fertilizer

Liquid fertilizer is a liquid, usually used diluted with water.




Based on the amount of nutrients it contains are distinguished:

Single fertilizers are fertilizers that contain a single nutrient. For example: only urea nitrogen containing nutrients.

Diversified fertilizers are fertilizers containing two or more nutrients. For example: NPK, TSP, KCL, Amophoska, etc..

By Type Nutrients, fertilizers can be divided into:

Macro nutrient fertilizers include three main nutrients that must be used as the main food crops are nitrogen (N), Phosphate (P) and Potassium (K)

Micro nutrient fertilizers include nutrients needed in much smaller amounts by plants and serves as a complement to include the element magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), boron (B), Copper (Cu), Zinc (Zn), etc.