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Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

Relates to the manufacture and use of fertilizers, nutrients, soil amendments, growth and plant physiology regulators, plant resistance improvers, compost and soil improvers, propagative materials for growing plants, certain agricultural support products, plant nutrients, trace elements, nutritional chemicals, plant inoculants, etc. (Source: Faolex)
Substance added to soil for the purpose of promoting plant life, usually containing nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus, e.g. manure, guano, rock phosphates. (Source: GEMET/BENNET)

Hierarchy

Broader: agriculture
Related terms:
fertiliser
nutrient

In other languages

French
engrais
Russian
удобрение
Spanish
fertilizante
Chinese, Simplified
肥料
Arabic
السماد

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with fertilizer

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with fertilizer. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly

Learning resources

Land and Agriculture
agricultural land, agriculture, climate technology, fertilizer, insecticide, trade

Multimedia

Video- Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey: Nutrient Runoff