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overfertilizing

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  • v. Present participle of overfertilize.

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Examples

  • Ms. Coelho recommends something like "Celebrity," a mid-season stocky plant that's very productive and produces eight-ounce tomatoes but beware overfertilizing, of which my reader's plants seemed in some peril.

    Growing Tomatoes With a Pro

  • For example, Peter Vitousek, a Stanford ecologist said in an interview, "There's a great danger in doing something like, oh, overfertilizing a cornfield to boost biofuel consumption, where the carbon benefits are far outweighed by the nitrogen damage."

    Isabel Cowles: Nitrogen at a Glance

  • Avoid overfertilizing with nitrogen, but use a fertilizer slightly higher in phosphorus and potassium.

    Rockford Register Star Home RSS

  • If you're also overfertilizing, as many people do, the runoff can carry nitrogen and phosphorus that pollute rivers and lakes.

    Catholic Online > Daily Readings

  • It’s hard not to point out that a kid is overfertilizing a plant in our greenhouse, but I let them make those mistakes because I think there’s a value in them.

    » (Lack of) Educational Philosophy Strocel.com

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