Fertigation

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The application of fertilizers, soil amendments, or other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. A common example would be using a drip irrigation system to supply both water and soluble fertilizers in precise amounts and at intervals specific to a particular crop, a region’s soil type, and conditions.

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James Peth

James Peth

James Peth, MS, MPH, PhD is an instructor in Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.