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  • noun Plural form of fertilizer.


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  • It's less about food miles than it is about the incredible carbon footprint of conventional agriculture, as petroleum and fossil fuel are key ingredients in fertilizers and pesticides.

    Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan Maria Rodale 2010

  • The Canadian province has the world's biggest reserves of potash, a key ingredient used in fertilizers, and its export cartel, known as Canpotex, is keen to keep a grip on its pricing power.

    Sinochem Is Exploring Options for Potash Bid Allison Tudor 2010

  • Our present need for fertilizers is 2 million tons although our production capacity at the moment is only 600,000 tons.

    Focus on India 1967

  • To bring back vast tracts of land to a fertile condition, plans were being made to use the surplus electric power to extract fertilizers from the distant rock formations, large quantities of which were available-and by this means to fertilize and reclaim the worn-out land so that the cultivation of coffee and other products could be resumed on a vastly profitable scale.

    South American Impressions 1927

  • Last month, BHP offered $130 a share, or $39 billion to buy Potash, the world's largest producer of potash, a key ingredient in fertilizers.

    BHP, Rio Weigh Changing Or Delaying Iron-Ore Venture Robert Guy Matthews 2010

  • The U. K.'s Sunday Times newspaper, citing sources familiar with the matter, had reported BHP was considering raising its $130-a-share all-cash offer for Potash by 10% to secure more tender offers from shareholders of the largest producer of potash, a key ingredient used in fertilizers.

    BHP Unlikely to Raise Potash Bid Before Rulings Alex MacDonald 2010

  • The main export commodities from Russia were identified as fertilizers, ferrus metals; machinery and equipment, whilst the main export commodities from South Africa were citrus plants, fruit, cooking coal, artificial graphite and cellulose. a..

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • The grain and plant nutrient group aka fertilizers, once again led the quarter with record income.

    unknown title 2012

  • Na Li, an assistant professor at the University of Miami, says melamine is an industrial substance used in plastics and fertilizers, which is high in nitrogen, and when added to foods can make products appear higher in protein in testing.

    EcoWorld Syndicated News 2010

  • The specific share numbers I won't share with you but the trade down from the combination products to the fertilizers is a pretty significant trend that I think we've got to capitalize.

    unknown title 2008


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