soil conditioner

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Noun1.soil conditioner - a chemical substance used to improve the structure of the soil and increase its porosity; "gypsum can be used as a soil conditioner"
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
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companies who are exhibiting their products and services, including pest monitoring and control products, fertilizers, soil amendments, weather monitors, aquaculture and aquaponics equipment and supplies, freeze-drying equipment, and import/export services,Trendreports citing U.S.
Our system provides a great story and triple bottom line impact for our clients as it not only cleans water, but also generates soil amendments (worm castings and tea) and carbon credits."
Course content will include worker health, hygiene and training, soil amendments, wildlife and domesticated animals, agricultural water, postharvest handling and sanitation.
"Most plants need soil amendments, but they don't all want the same thing.
They have been identified as having potential uses as soil amendments, but there are uncertainties that must be addressed before this application option can be widely adopted.
Organic soil amendments (OSAs) with or without inorganic basal NPKS fertilizer was broadcast on the soil surface and worked into the soil to a depth of 10 cm using a rake a week before transplanting seedlings.
All the byproducts, including sugars, oils and proteins, can be used in products ranging from biofuel and animal feed to soil amendments (nutrients added to improve soil).
The dispersive action caused by certain soil amendments used for soil acidity correction can be intensified in no-tillage systems due to stratification and concentration of surface-applied materials within the top few centimetres of the soil profile (Costa et al.
I prepared my bed as usual, adding soil amendments and loosening the soil with a broadfork.
Microplots and strips within each plot are available for additional experimental investigations, which have included the impacts of different fertilizers or crop varieties, pest management practices, tillage practices and soil amendments.
Previous studies have shown that soil amendments with plant materials of members of family Brassicaceae significantly reduced disease incidence caused by fungal pathogens (Subbarao et al., 1994).
Noninoculated soybean took significantly (P < 0.05) longer days to reach 50% bloom than inoculated soybean with either P, K, fertisol, or both soil amendments (Table 2).