Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener?s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition

Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener?s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition

by Jeff Lowenfels

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604693140
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/14/2013
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 144,073
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Jeff Lowenfels is the author of a trilogy of award winning books on plants and soil, and he is the longest running garden columnist in North America. Lowenfels is a national lecturer as well as a fellow, hall of fame member, and former president of the Garden Writers of America.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Mike Amaranthus 7

Acknowledgments 9

Introduction 11

The Plant Cell 20

Some Basic Chemistry 53

Botany for Plant Nutrition 71

The Nutrients 94

Water Movement through Plants 121

Nutrient Movement through Plants 133

The Molecules of Life 154

The Importance of Soil Testing 166

Factors Influencing Nutrient Availability 179

What and When to Feed Plants 194

Epilogue 224

Resources 229

Glossary 232

Index 237

Photo and Illustration Credits 250

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