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Organic Fertilizers

From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes

Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata


Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata

This book, Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, is intended to provide an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of organic fertilizers that highlight recent research activities in applied organic fertilizers toward a sustainable agriculture and environment. We aimed to compile information from a diversity of sources into a single volume to give some real examples extending the concepts in organic fertilizers that may stimulate new research ideas and trends in the relevant fields.

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Organic FertilizersFrom Basic Concepts to Applied OutcomesEdited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

Published: June 30th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61454

ISBN: 978-953-51-2450-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2449-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5436-5

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

27198 Total Chapter Downloads

33 Crossref Citations

43 Web of Science Citations

61 Dimensions Citations


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1. Compost Process and Organic Fertilizers Application in China

By Guanghui Yu, Wei Ran and Qirong Shen


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2. Organic Fertilizers in Alabama: Composition, Transformations, and Crop Response in Selected Soils of the Southeast United States

By Kokoasse Kpomblekou-A and Desmond Mortley


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3. Green Manures and Crop Residues as Source of Nutrients in Tropical Environment

By Rafael Vasconcelos Valadares, Lucas de Ávila‐Silva, Rafael da Silva Teixeira, Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa and Leonardus Vergütz


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4. Use of Organic Fertilizers to Enhance Soil Fertility, Plant Growth, and Yield in a Tropical Environment

By Amjad A. Ahmad, Theodore J.K. Radovich, Hue V. Nguyen, Jensen Uyeda, Alton Arakaki, Jeana Cadby, Robert Paull, Jari Sugano and Glenn Teves


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5. Bio-Organo-Phos: A Sustainable Approach for Managing Phosphorus Deficiency in Agricultural Soils

By Allah Ditta and Azeem Khalid


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6. Integrated Use of Phosphorus, Animal Manures and Biofertilizers Improve Maize Productivity under Semiarid Condition

By Dr. Amanullah and Shah Khalid


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7. Soil Amendments for Agricultural Production

By George F. Antonious


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8. Physicochemical Properties of a Red Soil Affected by the Longterm Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers

By Yanling Wang and Hailin Zhang


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9. An Overview of the Studies on Biochar Fertilizer Carried Out at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century in Japan

By Naoki Moritsuka and Kaori Matsuoka


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10. C‐CO2 Emissions, Carbon Pools and Crop Productivity Increased upon Slaughterhouse Organic Residue Fertilization in a No‐Till System

By Jucimare Romaniw, João Carlos de Moraes Sá, Ademir de Oliveira Ferreira and Thiago Massao Inagaki


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11. Organic Waste as Fertilizer in Semi-Arid Soils and Restoration in Mine Sites

By Martha Barajas-Aceves


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12. Use of Pasteurised and N-Organic-Enriched Sewage Sludge (Biosolid) as Organic Fertiliser for Maize Crops: Grain Production and Soil Modification Evaluation

By Emilio Carral, Adolfo López-Fabal, Socorro Seoane, Teresa Rodríguez, Carlos Caaveiro and Elvira López-Mosquera


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13. On-Farm-Produced Organic Amendments on Maintaining and Enhancing Soil Fertility and Nitrogen Availability in Organic or Low Input Agriculture

By Yani Nin, Pinchun Diao, Qian Wang, Qingzhong Zhang, Ziliang Zhao and Zhifang Li


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14. Impact of Organic Fertilizers on Phenolic Profiles and Fatty Acids Composition: A Case Study for Cichorium intybus L.

By Lovro Sinkovič and Dragan Žnidarčič


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15. Productivity and Structures of Marandu Grass Fertilized with Poultry Manure Both with and Without Soil Chiseling

By Edson Sadayuki Eguchi, Ulysses Cecato, Antonio Saraiva Muniz, Luiz Juliano Valério Geron and Murilo Donizeti do Carmo


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16. Organic Fertilizers: Public Health Intricacies

By Anthony A. Adegoke, Oluyemi O. Awolusi and Thor A. Stenström


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