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  • n. Plural form of fertiliser.

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Examples

  • "There is also the issue of input shortages such as fertilisers," Ambrose told AFP.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The farmer’s profits must be sufficient to allow him to live and pay other expenses such as fertilisers, seeds, fuel, etc.

    2.1. Factors in rainfall erosion

  • When the banks have been cleared of brambles to such a distance up the sides of the hollow as the ground suggests, and all poor or ill-grown trees have been cut away to let in the only two "fertilisers" needed -- air and sun -- the dimensions of the first pool or "reach" in the brook garden are decided upon.

    The Naturalist on the Thames

  • ` ` Rising energy prices affect food prices by increasing the demand for agricultural commodities for the production of biofuels and also because oil and natural gas are used in manufacturing farm inputs, such as fertilisers and chemicals, making farm production costs more expensive, '' he said.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • But, apart from their interdependence, a big landowner who leases his land to tenant farmers has little in common with a worker who hires out his labour on harvest days and an entrepreneur who provides credit at exorbitant rates for goods and services such as fertilisers and tractors, and thereby saddles small producers with debt.

    Le Monde diplomatique - English edition

  • Research at Lincoln University in New Zealand has shown that lamb transported thousands of miles by ship to Britain can - because of less reliance on factors such as fertilisers - result in lower CO2 emissions than home-reared lamb.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • In Chesapeake Bay, Virginia - where levels of pollutants such as fertilisers and sewage are also monitored - he advised on a set of standards that vary according to depth and range between 1 mg / l and over 2 mg / l.

    Signs of the Times

  • However, the Soil Association says that the Union's own reliance on external imports for commodities such as fertilisers puts it at risk too.

    FoodNavigator RSS

  • "What needs to happen is a multi-pronged approach, in which the Agricultural Bank is adequately financed by the government in order to be able to service the needs of farmers - such as fertilisers, chemicals and other inputs ...

    ReliefWeb - Headlines

  • On the other side of Uruguay, at its border with Brazil, biocides and fertilisers used in rice paddies have contaminated run-off into the Patos-Mirim lagoon system, stoking water quality disagreements.

    'Green peacemaking' needed on Latin America's environmental disputes

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