Granular Fertilizers

Granular Fertilizers

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You can use Granular fertilizers to provide the usual nutrients to a plant; these fertilizers work as a supplement to manure and compost. When using these fertilizers, you normally apply them to the soil in the spring season, or a little before planting the crops.

To use these fertilizers, sprinkle it on the soil as instructed and carefully ensure it does not touch the foliage. Next, rake the fertilizer right into your soil. Usually, you should spread one or two handfuls of granular fertilizer per every yard of soil.

Tolerance limit of biofertilizers

In case of Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillium and Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria, the total viable count shall not be less than 1 x 107 CFU per g of carrier material in the form of powder or granules or 5 x 107 CFU per ml in case of liquid formulations during the entire period of shelf life.

In case of Mycorrhizal Biofertilizers, the viable propagules shall not be less than 80 per g.