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Noun1.fertiliser - any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertilefertiliser - any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer - a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
soda niter, sodium nitrate - (NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
niter, nitre, potassium nitrate, saltpeter, saltpetre - (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
ammonium nitrate - used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant
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(ˈfəːtail) adjective
1. producing a lot. fertile fields; a fertile mind/imagination.
2. able to produce fruit, children, young animals etc. fertile seed.
ferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun
the state or condition of being fertile.
fertilize, fertilise (-ti-) verb
to make fertile. He fertilized his fields with manure; An egg must be fertilized before it can develop.
ˌfertiliˈzation, ˌfertiliˈsation noun
ˈfertilizer, ˈfertiliser (-ti-) noun
a substance (manure, chemicals etc) used to make land (more) fertile.
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FARMERS in Kebbi and Kano states have hailed the level of fertiliser supply in their states, saying that the commodity was sold at the controlled price of N5,500.
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The Navrongo police in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region last Friday arrested a woman for attempting to smuggle 1,000 (50kg) bags of fertiliser meant for Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ).
Mystery surrounds Sh2.5 billion that the Agriculture ministry used above its budget to buy subsidised fertiliser last year.
Kenya Tea Development Agency has signed a Sh3.5 billion financing deal with Standard Chartered Bank Kenya for the purchase of 95,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser.
ISLAMABAD -- The fertiliser industry has requested the government to immediately pay the pending subsidy claim worth Rs20.67 billion in the upcoming fiscal year.
According to the data of the National Fertilizer Development Centre, overall, fertiliser sales have declined by 6 percent to 5.67 million tons in the January-August period.
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A leading fertiliser company has shown net earnings of Rs 4.89 billion for the period ending June 30, 2016 despite imposition of three percent Super Tax, heavy taxation, GIDC, volatile market conditions and absorption of part of fertilizer subsidy.
Egyptian fertiliser exports declined by EGP 2.1bn during the first eight months of the current year to record EGP 1.4bn, compared to EGP 3.5bn during the same period of 2014, according to a report issued by the Chemicals and Fertilizers Export Council (CEC) .
Dubai: Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) said on Wednesday that the UAE's fertiliser market has grown by more than 50 per cent in the last decade.