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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.

 

4R Plant Nutrition Manual: A Manual for Improving the Management of Plant Nutrition

The 4R Plant Nutrition Manual includes chapters on the scientific principles behind each of the four R's or "rights". It discusses adoption of 4R practices on the farm, approaches to nutrient management planning, and measurement of sustainability performance. Metric and U.S./Imperial units versions are available. 130 pages, 8.5 x 11 in. wire bound.

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4B Nutrition Des Plantes: Le Manuel Pour Améliorer La Gestion Des Elements Nutritifs (French - 4R Plant Nutrition Manual)

Le concept 4B pour la gérance des nutriments est une nouvelle approche novatrice pour les meilleures pratiques de la gestion des engrais adoptée par l'industrie des engrais dans le monde. Cette approche tient compte des dimensions économiques, sociales et environnementales de la gestion des éléments nutritifs et elle est essentielle à la durabilité des systèmes agricoles. Le concept est simple - appliquer la bonne source d'éléments nutritifs, à la bonne dose, au bon moment et au bon endroit, mais la mise en œuvre est axée sur le savoir et la spécifique au site. Le Manuel 4B nutrition des plantes est un livre de 130 pages (8½ x 11 po.). Le livre comporte plusieurs illustrations, des modules d'apprentissage et des études de cas.

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4R Plant Nutrition Manual: Supplemental Modules and Case Studies

Module and Case Study examples describe specific practices related to principles explained in the text of the 4R Plant Nutrition Manual, or provide background information supporting the principles.

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International Soil Fertility Manual (English)

This manual contains the topics covered in the North American version, as well as additional information on tropical crops and soils. Rates, yields and other units of measure are presented in metrics. This 114-page, 10-chapter publication is GBC-bound. It is a practical and useful publication discussing the major, secondary and micronutrients, along with soil testing, plant analysis, diagnostic techniques and more.

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International Soil Fertility Manual (Portuguese)

O IPNI Brasil disponibiliza uma das mais importantes publicações do instituto: Manual Internacional de Fertilidade do Solo. A primeira edição deste manual foi publicada pelo Potash & Phosphate Institute em 1978, na sua versão original em Inglês. Devido a grande procura pela comunidade agronômica da América Latina, ele foi também publicado nas versões Espanhol e Português. Com a crescente demanda de informações nas diferentes regiões do mundo abrangidas pelo programa internacional dos Institutos da Potassa e do Fosfato dos EUA e do Canadá(PPI/PPIC), atualmente International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), foi elaborada uma nova edição, enfatizando respostas aos nutrientes obtidas em locais distintos dos citados na versão original. A publicação em Português foi o resultado da excelente tradução do texto feita pelo Dr. Alfredo Scheid Lopes, Professor Emérito do Departamento de Ciência do Solo, da Universidade Federal de Lavras. Além das adaptações às nossas condições de clima e solo, Prof. Alfredo incluiu notas explicativas, novos conceitos visuais e apêndice com definições de conceitos, níveis de fertilidade do solo e tabelas caracterizando os fertilizantes e calcários de acordo com a legislação vigente no país.

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Manual on the Nutrition and Fertilization of Banana

This publication emphasizes modern concepts of soil fertility and mineral nutrition in banana production, particularly diagnostic procedures which allow for the development of practical fertilizer recommendations for high yields. It summarizes information generated from more than 15 years of work conducted by the Costa Rican Banana Growers Association. It is presented from a perspective of efficient and economic use of mineral fertilizers and an objective evaluation of organic amendments and their contribution to the susceptibility of the banana production system. The manual is available both in English and Spanish, popular with a range of readers including farm managers, researchers, technicians, students, and others. 54 pages 8.5 x 11 in.

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Mathematics and Calculations for Agronomists and Soil Scientists (Metric)

The goal of this manual is to teach individuals, whether students or working professionals, how to propose, test, and implement innovative strategies that increase productivity while also protecting the environment. The ability to integrate mathematics and technological advances into decisions requires a basic understanding of the scientific method, and understanding of how to develop and test conceptual and mathematical models. This manual is loaded with sample questions and exercises. 200+ pages, 8/5 x 11 in. spiral bound.

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Mathematics and Calculations for Agronomists and Soil Scientists (Metric) - Portuguese Translation

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Mathematics and Calculations for Agronomists and Soil Scientists (U.S./Imperial)

A Guide to Converting Biologically-Based Data into Economically and Scientifically-Based Practical Solutions The overall goal of this manual is to teach individuals - whether students or working professionals - how to propose, test, and implement innovative strategies that increase productivity while also protecting the environment.

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Preparing for the International Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam

The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam is based on performance objectives which can be thought of as areas of expertise that a CCA should possess. This manual is an excellent study guide for use while preparing for the International CCA Exam. 157 pages. 8.5 x 11 inches.

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Soil Fertility Manual (Bound with cover)

The Soil Fertility Manual was first published in 1978. Since then, agriculture has seen many changes, such as adoption of conservation tillage, biotechnology, precision farming, and others. But the basic principles of soil fertility and agronomy have not changed. The underlying concepts of efficient nutrient management remain the same. The purpose of this manual is to help fertilizer dealers, crop advisers, Extension workers, consultants, teachers, and agronomists give farmers sound agronomic advice. The manual provides the reader with a working knowledge of essential soil-plant relationships, principles of nutrient management and the use of aglime, and a discussion of the unique balance of agriculture and the environment. It provides answers to common questions, and studied carefully, will motivate the reader to further learning and understanding about the fundamentals of crop production. The manual is useful as a self-study guide and can provide the basis for short courses or soil fertility workshops. It acts as a supplement to university textbooks and is an excellent resource for those preparing for the International Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) exams. 200 plus pages, 8.5 x 11 spiral bound.

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