30 Nov 2015

Better Crops with Plant Food

A Publication of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)

30 Nov 2015

IPNI Tactical Plans

Explore the tactical plan for each IPNI Regional Program.

24 Nov 2015

Nutri-Facts - Nickel

Nickel (Ni) is the most recent element to be added to the list of essential plant nutrients. While it was identified as a component of the urease enzyme as early as 1975, it was not formally recognized as an essential nutrient until 1987.

23 Oct 2015

Nutri-Facts - Iron

Iron (Fe) is a nutrient required by all organisms, including microbes, plants, animals, and humans. It was first recognized as a necessary plant nutrient in the mid 19th century when Fe deficient grapes were successfully treated with foliar applications of Fe salts. Iron is a component of many vital plant enzymes and is required for a wide range of biological functions.

28 Sep 2015

Nutri-Facts - Silicon

Silicon (Si) is generally not considered an essential element for plant growth. However, due to its important role in plant nutrition, particularly under stressful conditions, it is now recognized as a “beneficial substance” or “quasi-essential.”

28 Sep 2015

The Nutrients Solution

A scalable pilot project, initiated by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and based on the 4R Nutrient Stewardship framework.

18 Sep 2015

From Science to Farming and to Food Security

“A person may need a doctor, lawyer, architect, and so many other professionals a few times in one’s life, but everyone needs a farmer at least three times a day.”

14 Sep 2015

Effectiveness of Phosphorus Fertilization

New booklets on Effectiveness of P fertilization in Russian and English.