Organic fertilizer versus chemical Fertilizer
|The cost of fertilizer
is one of the most important expenses for many farmers and
gardeners. Adding fertilizer to soil will substitute for the
nutrients that are consumed by plants or that are washed away by
There are many different types of
fertilizers; however, in general you can divide them into two main
categories of organic and inorganic fertilizers. To have a cost
effective and competitive product farmers have to decide which fertilizer
is best for them. In this project we will compare an organic fertilizer
with an inorganic fertilizer to see which one gives farmers a better
bang for their buck. (or which one is more cost
In this project you will compare an
organic fertilizer with an inorganic fertilizer and compare their
productivity per unit of investment.
You will need at least 4 weeks time for your preparation and plant
growth experiments. If you are doing this experiment in a cold weather
you will need to do your experiments indoors and use artificial light.
of this project
More details or support for this project is available for the
members of ScienceProject.com. Material
needed for your experiments may be obtained locally from garden
suppliers or the garden section of some hardware stores.