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Definition of fertilizer

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Definition as written by Sugar_fl:

Any of a large number of organic and synthetic materials, (including manure and nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium compounds) spread on or worked into soil to increase its capacity to support plant growth

Definition as written by talinum:

Any material used to supply one or more of the essential plant nutrient elements.

Definition as written by Magpye:

The act of or the actual substance added to soil to provide additional nutrients for plants. There are organic and chemical fertilizers.

May also be used to describe the pollination process flowers undergo with the help of bees and other insects.


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