05 Jun 2017

Balanced Fertilization of Grain Crops in Egypt Can Double Yields

In Egypt, the application of mineral fertilizers is highly skewed towards nitrogen, which has led to the gradual depletion of other nutrients like phosphorus, potassium, and several micronutrients following many years of repeated crop harvest. Unbalanced fertilization in the country allows for a great opportunity to improve crop productivity through improved fertilizer management.