World Fertilizer Use Manual
Dr. W. Wichmann, BASF AG, Germany.
The manual is a 600-page handbook, containing detailed information on current fertilizer use recommendations and practices, for a wide range of world crops.
Following an introduction on fertilizers and their efficient use, there are chapters on individual crops or groups of crops, each written by an author who is a recognized expert in the crop(s) in question. There is information on more than 100 crops grown for food and renewable raw materials.
Each chapter contains: information on the biology of the crop, plant and soil analysis data, nutrient uptake and removal figures, recommendations for fertilizer use, current fertilizer practice in different countries, further reading.
80 crop specialists contributed to the manual. Dr. W. Wichmann of BASF co-ordinated and edited the contributions of the different authors and it is he who made the manual possible. Mr. D.J. Halliday, Dr. G. Kemmler and Dr. M.E. Trenkel also reviewed the texts. Professor A. Finck prepared the introduction.
TO ACCESS AND DOWNLOAD THE PDF FILES OF DIFFERENT CROPS