Paddy Fertilizer Mixtures
The most crucial factor for the yield of rice is soli nutrients.The objective of fertilizing is to replenish the soil from loss of soil nutrients via;
- Continuous cultivation on the same land.
- Removal of harvest and straw.
- Leach to soil with water and decomposition
Fertilizer Needs Assessment Process
Prior to the season, chemical fertilizer need is assessed by the Department of Agriculture based on the agri ecological zones and irrigation systems. They will also consider cultivation targets before issuing fertilizer recommendations through the area Agrarian Services.
Zinc and sometimes sulfur deficiencies are much less frequent but can be important locally.