publications

Publications

Download the Catalog of educational materials from the International Plant Nutrition Institute. The catalog is complete with order forms and instructions on ordering from IPNI.

 

Agriculture and Culture of Costa Rica

A unique collaboration among representatives from IPNI, FAR, the University of Georgia, and other cooperators worked together in an effort to improve understanding of the interactions among agriculture, culture, and environment in Costa Rica. This 24-page, full color booklet is filled with information on history, type of soils, climate, crops, plant nutrition, geography, wildlife, and culture.

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Essential Nutrients 5-piece Poster Set

Four new colorful 18 x 24-inch posters printed on glossy paper illustrating the foods we need to eat to provide our bodies with N,P, K and S are now available (can only be purchased as a set). In addition, receive the "Plants Need Proper Nutrition" poster when you order this set. These posters are a great addition to any classroom to spark discussions on healthy eating habits.

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Fun with the Plant Nutrient Team - Book 1

Book 1 for Grades K-1. These 16-page activity books introduce plant nutrients, as characters in a variety of activities such as dot-to-dot, word puzzles, coloring, mazes, matching pictures, and experiments.

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Fun with the Plant Nutrient Team - Book 2

Book 2 for Grades 2-3. These 16-page activity books introduce plant nutrients, as characters in a variety of activities such as dot-to-dot, word puzzles, coloring, mazes, matching pictures, and experiments.

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IPNI ACADEMY - It’s Elementary

Find all the games for the IPNI Academy online!

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It's All about the Food

It’s All about the Food is a teaching resource that contains exciting lessons for middle grade students (fifth through eighth grades); the emphases in each lesson are on problem solving and critical thinking. Lessons are referenced to the National Science Education Standards and contain background information, step-by-step procedures for the teachers, lists of materials, and “Procedure Checklist” and “Data and Conclusions” handouts for the students. The book is filled with lessons about the nitrogen cycle, photosynthesis, how plant nutrition affects the foods we eat, a board game, and problem-solving adventures.

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Plants Also Need Proper Nutrition (Poster)

Reprinted from the center pages of the booklet titled There's WHAT in My Food? This 18 x 24-inch poster can help educate and entertain your audience. Printed on glossy paper, the poster shows and tells examples of how important proper nutrition is for producing quality foods and crops. Place it on an exhibit, a wall, or a counter... children as well as adults will look and read.

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There's WHAT in My Food?

Modern consumers can choose from the most diverse and nutritious array of food products ever, and at affordable prices. There are standards and safeguards established and observed in the entire journey of food from the field to the table. However, there is also confusion and lack of understanding, with some questioning the safety and quality of various food items and production methods. There’s WHAT in My Food? is a 24-page, 8 1/2 x 11-inch publication which seeks to address some of the questions about modern crop nutrients and production practices.

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Understanding the Major Nutrients

These three booklets were created to develop an understanding and knowledge of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium and their vital role in our environment and crop production. The 24-page full color illustrated booklets can be used separately or together for a complete unit on the three major plant nutrients.

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