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by Dr I Richards and Dr A Rainbow

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About this book

The Horticulture Directory Fertiliser Guide has been designed by Context to save you time searching for information and to improve your knowledge of fertiliser materials.

The Horticulture Directory Materials guide is a simple, comprehensive, clear and up-to-date guide that will assist you in your everyday fertiliser decisions.


  • Definition of terms
  • Nutrient release from fertilizers
  • Declarations
  • Fertiliser materials
  • Liming materials
  • Basis of fertiliser recommendations
  • Substrates

About the Author

The Horticulture Directory Materials Guide has been written by Dr Ian Richards and Dr Arnie Rainbow who are leading consultants in this area.

Ian has a broad working knowledge of Fertilisers having worked in the industry for 30 years in key managerial and technical positions with leading manufacturers.  Ian has written more than twenty-five origial scientific publications, is the co-author of 'Agriculture and Fertilisers' and provides the technical information service for the UK Fertiliser Advisers Certification and Training Schemes (FACTS).

Arnie Rainbow gained a BSc and PhD at University College London.  He then spent 20 years developing a wide range of fertilizers and growing media for Fisons Horticulture (now Scotts UK).  In 1993, Dr Rainbow and chemist Mr Neil Wilson formed Rainbow Wilson Associates; a consultancy specialising in the development of organic fertilisers and peat-free growing media.  Dr Rainbow is also a leading expert on use of controlled release fertilizers and has been instrumental in the introduction of a number of improvement performance.  




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ISBN13: 9781899043040
Format: Wiro Bound
Pages: 105
Language: English
Published: 0

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