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Slow-Release Fertilizers For PlantsSynthetic mineral provides growing plants with nutrients, including micronutrients. Dissolves slowly in moist soil or in hydroponic solution, releasing constituents. Mineral synthetic apatite into which nutrients calcium, phosphorous, iron, manganese, copper, zinc, molybdenum, chlorine, boron, and sulfur incorporated in form of various salts. Each pellet has homogeneous inorganic composition. Composition readily adjusted to meet precise needs of plant.
Document ID
19950065312
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Ming, Douglas W.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.)
Golden, D. C.
(National Research Council)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 19
Issue: 3
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
Life Sciences
Report/Patent Number
MSC-21953
Accession Number
95B10153
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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