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Definition of soil fertility

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Definition as written by talinum:

The amount and proportion of nutrients, heat, water, light, and air that is needed in a soil to support plant growth.

Definition as written by dirtstudent:

"The quality of a soil that enables it to provide essential chemical elements in quantities and proportions for the growth of specified plants." (Brady and Weil, 1999 - The Nature and Properties of Soils)

Definition as written by ASHWINI_7:

It is a measure of a land\'s capacity to sufficiently provide the nutrients that are needed to grow crops

Definition as written by utpaldey86:

Soil fertility is considered in terms of the highest practical level of productivity, the focus is mostly on physical and chemical aspects of soil. The fertility of a soil is related to its capacity to maintain consistent output with minimal input.


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