Like all living things, plants require nutrient elements to grow. The Plant Nutrition Manual describes the principles that determine how plants grow and discusses all the essential elements necessary for successful crop production. The nutritional needs of plants that add color and variety to our visual senses are addressed as well. Altogether, nut

chapter 1|2 pages


chapter 2|10 pages

Soil Fertility Principles

chapter 3|18 pages

Plant Nutrition Principles

chapter 4|4 pages

The Plant Root

chapter 5|8 pages

How to be a Diagnostician

chapter 7|4 pages

Physical Properties of Soils

chapter 8|4 pages

Physiochemical Properties of Soil

chapter 10|6 pages

Soil Organic Matter

chapter 11|12 pages

Major Essential Plant Elements

chapter 13|10 pages

Elements Considered Beneƒcial to Plants

chapter 14|4 pages

Elements Considered Toxic to Plants

chapter 15|6 pages

Trace Elements Found in Plants

chapter 16|8 pages

Soil Testing

chapter 17|20 pages

Plant Analysis and Tissue Testing

chapter 18|10 pages

Lime and Liming Materials

chapter 20|4 pages

Organic Fertilizers and Their Properties

chapter 21|6 pages

Fertilizer Placement

chapter 22|10 pages

Soil Water, Irrigation, and Water Quality

chapter 23|20 pages


chapter 24|10 pages

Soilless Rooting Growing Media

chapter 25|4 pages

Organic Farming/Gardening

chapter 26|6 pages

Weather and Climatic Conditions

chapter 27|6 pages

Best Management Practices (BMPs)