IPI International Potash Institute
IPI International Potash Institute

New Publications: e-ifc No. 25, December 2010

Publications

Technical Aspects of FertigationTechnical Aspects of Fertigation. Edited by P. Imas, Tian Youguo and H. Magen. 2010. 8 p. Chinese. DOI: 10.3235/978-3- 905887-04-4. Joint publication by IPI, National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Centre (NATESC) and the Soil Science Society of China (SSSC). This brochure, designed for farmers and extension officers, provides a quick reference to the use of fertigation at field level. It contains practical tables, figures and color pictures, demonstrating how to apply fertigation in the field. Download from IPI website, or order a copy from Dr. Tian Youguo, Senior Agronomist, National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Centre (NATESC), Ministry of Agriculture, P.R. China, 100026.

Balanced Fertilization: Potash for Higher Crop Yields and Better QualityBalanced Fertilization: Potash for Higher Crop Yields and Better Quality. Edited by P. Imas and Tian Youguo. 2010. 8p. Chinese. DOI 10.3235/978-3-905887-03-7. In Chinese. Joint publication by IPI, National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Centre (NATESC) and the Soil Science Society of China (SSSC). This brochure, designed for farmers and extension officers, provides a quick reference for balanced fertilization with potash fertilizers and its benefits. It contains simple tables and color pictures, demonstrating the role of K in crop production. Download from IPI website, or order a copy from Dr. Tian Youguo, Senior Agronomist, National Agro-Tech Extension and Service Centre (NATESC), Ministry of Agriculture, P.R. China, 100026.

 

Potassium & Crop QualityPotassium & Crop Quality. Compiled by M.S. Brar and P. Imas. 2010. 8p. English and Hindi. This brochure, designed for farmers and extension officers, provides a quick reference for quality aspects of various crops as affected by potassium fertilization. Download from IPI website, in English or Hindi or order a copy from Dr. M.S. Brar.

Potassium FertilizationPotassium Fertilization. Edited by Dr. Abdulrahman Al Moshileh. 2010. 6p. Arabic. This leaflet describes with color photos the role of potassium fertilizers in crop production. Download from IPI website, or order a copy from Dr. A. Al. Moshileh, Qassim University, P.O.B. 6622, Buraydah 51452, Saudi Arabia, Phone: 00505136402, Fax: 0096663801360

Other Publications

Nitrogen Use Efficiency in PlantsNitrogen Use Efficiency in Plants. Edited by V. Jain and P.A. Kumar. 2011. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi-110 088. ISBN 9789380235738. Chapter 6 of this book is on "Interactive Effects of Potassium and Nitrogen on Physiological Use Efficiency of Nitrogen and Crop Yield" by S. Umar, Anjana and M. Iqbal.

Comparação de técnicas analíticas para a extração de potássio de amostras de tecido vegetal com água e soluções ácidas concentrada e diluída.
A.C.C. Bernardi, Sílvia Harumi Oka; Gilberto B. de Souza. Eclet. Quím. vol.35 no.2 São Paulo 2010. DOI: 10.1590/S0100-46702010000200005. Portuguese. This paper compares three forms of extraction of potassium (nitroperchloric decomposition, extraction with water and extraction with diluted solution of HCl) of plant tissue samples of Tanzania grass (Panicum maximum cv. Tanzania) and alfalfa (Medicago sativa cv. Crioula). Download the full paper.