Essays Tagged: "Fertilizer"

Tropical Africa: Food Production and the Inquiry Model

g from a low-inputlow-yield pattern to a high-input, high-yield pattern necessitatesthe use of more fertilizer and the planting of high-yielding.varieties of cropsThere are a number of environmental f ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

In living Color, advertising in America. Emphasizes on TV and packaging products

people eat, wear, or use is pushed at the public through commercial advertising. Whether it is the fertilizer that the farmer chooses to put on the vegetables he grows, the clothing that is chosen at ...

(5 pages) 147 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Green Revolution agricultural production revolution

cally improved varieties and short-stemmed, disease-resistant varieties that excelled at converting fertilizer and water into high yields. The improved seeds were instrumental in boosting Mexican whea ... s. However, Falcon says that the pesticide problem is still enormous. Proper irrigation, the use of fertilizers, and pesticides are needed to produce high yields of new seed varieties. Falcon identifi ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Dangers of water pollution

nt source is when pollutants enter the water indirectly through environmental changes (for example: fertilizer is carried into a stream by rain). The major water pollutants are chemical, biological, a ... ney damage. Children exposed to lead in water can suffer mental retardation.Excess Organic Matter - fertilizers and other nutrients used to promote plant growth on farms and in gardens may fine their ...

(3 pages) 282 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Minamata Mercury Pollution Disaster.

mata Bay ispart of this sea. In Japanese, "Chisso" means nitrogen. TheChisso Corporation was once a fertilizer and carbicle company, andgradually advanced to a petrochemical and plastic-maker company. ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Affect of gaseous ammonia and oxides of nitrogen on plant growth.

ces for ammonia (NH3) emissions are connected with areas of intensive agriculture and high rates of fertilizer manufacture and application. Fertiliser is often applied as ammonium or urea.During combu ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Natural Gas Article Review ECO/360

l gas; these products include explosives, medicines, photographic film, dyes, antifreeze, plastics, fertilizer, and paints. Natural gas is also used to produce steel, glass, paper, clothing, brick, el ...

(2 pages) 335 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Genetically Modified Food: A Potential Economic Disaster

addition of vitamins, the ability to repel insects, and the ability for a plant to produce its own fertilizer, and herbicidal resistance so that weeds surrounding the crops can be killed without harm ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Terarium

ght. I used a clear cup for the top so light can get to the plants.Growing Medium - I used soil and fertilizer ( 20-20-20)Seeds - I used seeds of hypoestes ( Polka-Dot Plant ). I planted about 4-6 see ... ( Polka-Dot Plant ). I planted about 4-6 seeds.September 18, 2004Today I planted my seeds, added my fertilizer, watered it so the soil is moist and then I enclosed the terrarium. There isn't too much ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tells of how comedy is used in the film Roman Holiday by Willaim Wylen.

ncess Ann many comedic scenes occurred. When she asks him what he does for a living he says "I sell fertilizer" which is comical since fertilizer is manure and he is feeding her manure in his lies so ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Organic Food --Did you just put fertilizer in your Mouth?

Did You Just Put Pesticide Or Fertilizer In Your Mouth?Pesticides are poisons, designed to kill living things. Over the last many ... er the last many years, farming across the country has become increasingly dependent on pesticides, fertilizers, and hormones. While using these items contribute to increasing yields, they cannot poss ... ds as"Production of organic foods does not use pesticides, antibiotics, synthetic (or sewage based) fertilizers or radiation. Organic emphasizes the utilization of renewable resources as well as conse ...

(2 pages) 101 2 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

High Natural Gas Prices

l gas; these products include explosives, medicines, photographic film, dyes, antifreeze, plastics, fertilizer, and paints. Natural gas is also used to produce steel, glass, paper, clothing, brick, el ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Charles Dickins

acking was a type of manufactured soot used to make a black pigment for products such as matches or fertilizer). Dickens, already scarred psychologically by the experience, found the three months he s ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Chemistry paper on Phosphoric Acid

that pleasantly tangy taste in your Coca-Cola? How about one of the chemicals that is used in your fertilizer back home? Well that chemical happens to be Phosphoric acid, which is used in several hou ... ic acid produced in the Untied States each year. About 80% of the acid is used in the production of fertilizers, and the remaining 10% is used for detergent additives, cleansers, insecticide productio ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The effects of Superphosphate on plants and the environment

Superphoshate is a fertilizer produced by the action of reacting concentrated sulfuric acid on ground phosphate rock. C ... this process.Ca3 (PO4)2 + 2H2SO4 → Ca (H2PO4)2 + 2CaSO4Superphosphate used world wide by as a fertilizer the farming industry and gardeners. It increases plant production by as much as 106% as l ... is no rain or agitation so farms living in low rain fall areas tend to use other non water depended fertilizer. It was really bought to the market in the second haft of the 20th century when an econom ...

(3 pages) 4405 0 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays

The Effect of Gibberellic Acid on a Plant's Growth

experiment was begun by filling up a four chambered container with a soil and adding a few beads of fertilizer. Two wild-type seeds were planted in each of two cells of container, and labeled as "Wild ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Effect of Eutrophication on Plant Growth (Duckweed)

the growth of Duckweed?Hypothesis:In this experiment, we are basically testing the use of different fertilizers on the growth of Duckweeds. Plants need fertilizers for their growth and to increase the ... ers for their growth and to increase the yield of crops. But, at the same time, it depends on which Fertilizer being used and in how much proportion. Does it have sufficient nutrients or excessive nut ...

(4 pages) 4570 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Vegetable And Fruit Plants

uire only regular watering and weeding. When the plants are 3-4 inches long apply a light amount of fertilizer. You can repeat it when plants are 6-8 inches tall. Watch for the appearance of orange ro ... g they can climb on. Soil preparation is very important. Dig up the earth up to a foot and use some fertilizer too. Cuscumber need a lot of moisture. Water the soil frequently. Slicing-type cuscumbers ...

(9 pages) 20 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alice Walker’s Self Portrayal In “Everyday Use

o having a sand yard as a child. She asserts, ?Grass on the other side of the fence might have good fertilizer, while grass on your side might have to 2 grow, if it grows at all, in sand? (Walker, In ...

(7 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Walker’s Self Portrayal In “Everyday Use

o having a sand yard as a child. She asserts, ?Grass on the other side of the fence might have good fertilizer, while grass on your side might have to 2 grow, if it grows at all, in sand? (Walker, In ...

(7 pages) 1887 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American