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  • It affects over 300 enzymes in the body and in important for generating cells and for growth, It is also key for the immune system and that is why if you feel a cold coming on one can take zinc! People need up to 15 mg of zinc per day (each country has a recommended daily allowance) and pregnant women need more. Most of us get our proper allowance by eating the right foods such as meats. Zinc is found in many products such as sunscreen products, baby ointments, tablets, dandruff shampoos etc.

Role of nutrition in farm management  a review by nagarjuna fertilizers & chemical ltd. Role of nutrition in farm management a review by nagarjuna fertilizers & chemical ltd. Presentation Transcript

  • Growing importance of fertilizers Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Role of Nutrition in Farm ManagementNurturing soil with nutrition Review by Nagarjuna Fertilizer and Chemicals Ltd. Understanding the language of plants 1
  • Body Mind and Sense Complex Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited End 2 End SolutionsNurturing soil with nutrition Intellectual Process Re- Learn Smart Un-Learn Soft Mental Process Learn Hard Physical Process Understanding the language of plants 2
  • Worldly activities are dichotomous in nature Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Rain & Shine Morning & Night Nurturing soil with nutrition This apple can not become bigNurturing soil with nutrition Dark & Light Good & Bad Male & Female Pen & Pad Beautiful & Ugly Sweet & Bitter Sale & Collection Product & Promotion Understanding the language of plants Understanding the language of plants 3
  • Nurturing soil with nutritionUnderstanding the language of plants You have spark make it fire Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited4
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition 80 - 20 PrincipleUnderstanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited5
  • Source of inspiration Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited “Waves are my inspiration not because they rise and fall but because each time they fallNurturing soil with nutrition they never fail to rise again” Understanding the language of plants 6
  • Our Ultimate Aim Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Perfection is a process Performance is a judgment of activity Let us perform activity with products and services Understanding the language of plants 7
  • Nurturing soil with nutritionUnderstanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited8
  • Nurturing soil with nutritionUnderstanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Group Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited9
  • Nagarjuna Group Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited • Nagarjuna Group is a US $2.5 billion asset- based group • Nagarjuna is recognized as one of the most successful integrated agricultural input brands in India • Nagarjuna has significant investments in Hydrocarbon, Bio & SiliconNurturing soil with nutrition based Fuels & Feed-stocks Market Share Plant Protection companies Micro Irrigation companies 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd Among the top 3 plant protection companies in Among the top 3 Micro irrigation companies in India India Understanding the language of plants 10
  • Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited First Gas based urea plant (Kakinada) in South India Flagship company of the Nagarjuna Group Technological tie-up with • Haldor Topsoe, Denmark (Ammonia)Nurturing soil with nutrition • Snamprogetti, Italy (Urea) • Giammarco Vetrocoke, Italy (Co2 Removal) • 121 Acres Build-up Area • 789 Acres Green Belt • 160 Acres Water Bodies • 57 Acres Landscapes, Roads & Non Built-up Area • 1127 Acres Total Area 1.6 million tonnes capacity of Urea Understanding the language of plants 11
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna ZONE wise sale coverage Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited12
  • Our values Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Values “ What we believe in and how we will behave --------------------------------------------------------------- Values = Responsibilities + PrinciplesNurturing soil with nutrition Responsibilities Principles Investors Integrity Deliver returns that motivate our long term investors Moral Responsibility* Customers Relationships Thinking and Acting Beyond oneself* Deliver solutions that our customers value People & Ecosystem* Performance Fulfillment of Responsibilities & Principles Pursue inclusive growth *Alliances, Environment and Community Understanding the language of plants 13
  • NFCL spectrum Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Extension Services Crop i-kisan- e-portal NutritionNurturing soil with nutrition Micro Irrigation Crop Protection Bio-products Micronutrients Specialty Fertilizer Understanding the language of plants 14
  • Your attention Please Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited “Marketing is the hardest school, you never know what level of class you are in, what exam you will have next and you can not cheat because nobodyNurturing soil with nutrition else will have the same question paper” Understanding the language of plants 15
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Essential Nutrients Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited16
  • Types of Fertilizers Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition 1. Organic Fertilizers 2. Traditional or In organic Fertilizers 3. Bio-Fertilizers 4. Specialty Fertilizers Understanding the language of plants 17
  • Traditional Practice of Agriculture Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited • In traditional agriculture, water managementNurturing soil with nutrition and Nutrient Management are two distinct activities. Understanding the language of plants 18
  • Nutrient concentration Vs Crop yield Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition CNR : economical loss in yield without visual deficiency symptoms Understanding the language of plants 19
  • Current gaps in farmers perspective Blanket application of nutrients Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Sustainability is at threat Heterogeneity & Fragmented land holding Understanding the language of plants 20
  • Lean Agriculture Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Cutting extravagant costNurturing soil with nutrition Less from More  Non value added work  Overburden  Un-eveness Understanding the language of plants 21
  • Indian soils are afflicted with deficiencies Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited 60 48% 50 41% % soil samples DeficientNurturing soil with nutrition 40 33 % 30 13% 20 12 % 5% 10 4% 0 S Zn B Mo Fe Mn Cu Nutrients Source: M.V Singh Understanding the language of plants 22
  • Gaps in nutritional perspective Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Soil Nutrient imbalance Soil & human health is at threatNurturing soil with nutrition Low use-efficiency Soil Health deterioration Declining nutritive value in the produce Low economic return Understanding the language of plants 23
  • Zinc is Essential for Life Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited • Humans, animals, plants need zinc to functionNurturing soil with nutrition • Affects over 300 enzymes in the body • Helps generate cells • Important for growth and brain development • Key for immune system • People need up to 15 mg of zinc per day Understanding the language of plants 24
  • Rapid Solution Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Agronomic Bio-fortificationNurturing soil with nutrition F. Zhang Understanding the language of plants 25
  • Plant response to nutrients Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Nutrient % Nutrient Use Efficiency Nitrogen 45 %Nurturing soil with nutrition Phosphorus 25% Potassium 50% Average Increase in Rate of Response of Food Average Increase in Consumption of N, P grain Production on Period Food grain Production & K per Year in ‘000 Increased Fertilizer per Year in ‘000 MT MT Consumption 1960-61 to 1970-71 2,400 179 13.4 1971-72 to 1981-82 2,557 310 8.2 1982-83 to 1991-92 3,886 633 6.1 1992-93 to 2000-01 1,926 505 3.8 2001-02 to 2007-08 3,164 807 3.9 Understanding the language of plants 26
  • BMP s in agriculture Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Water ManagementNurturing soil with nutrition Fertilizers Management Nutrient Management Understanding the language of plants 27
  • Need of the hour Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Fertigation solutions Fruits and vegetables. Customized Solutions for field crops Site specific, stage specific & crop specific Understanding the language of plants 28
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants WSF Fertilizers products Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited29
  • Water Soluble Specialty Fertilizers Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited K+ NO3 - K+ NO3- K+ NO3- K+ K+ NO3 NO3 - K+ NO 3 - - K+ NO3- • Specialty Fertilizers are fully water-soluble FULLY WATER SOLUBLE K+ NO3- solid fertilizers.Nurturing soil with nutrition • They have high content of primary nutrients with low salt index. • They may or may not have Secondary / micro-nutrients. • These water-soluble fertilizers can be advantageously utilized for foliar feeding and Nutrigation / fertigation, thus helping in precision agriculture. Understanding the language of plants 30
  • Methods of WSF Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Fertigation: Fertilizers and irrigation simultaneously delivered through drip lines Nutrients are supplied only to root zone. Nutrients are applied in accordance with plant growth stages.Nurturing soil with nutrition Foliar Feeding. Application of Nutrients through foliage Complementary nutrition. Compensate hidden hunger Understanding the language of plants 31
  • Benefits of water soluble fertilizers Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Free from chlorides and sodium. • No salt build up in the crop root zone. •Nurturing soil with nutrition Contain 100% plant nutrients. • Fast acting nitrate nitrogen, soluble phosphorus and soluble potassium. • Completely water soluble without any residues. • Most of the fertilizers are acidic in nature. • Hence no special chemical treatment is required to check emitter plugging. • Maintain optimum soil pH contributing to more uptake of nutrients. • Most of the fertilizers are blended with micronutrients. • Understanding the language of plants Deliver solutions that will please our customers 32
  • Just-in-Time” = Tea- spoon Feeding Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants 33
  • Efficient way to feed nutrition through fertigation Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited TimingNurturing soil with nutrition Easily controlled: Amounts Concentrations Ratios of fertilizers applied N : P : K Understanding the language of plants Just-in-Time 34
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited35
  • By weight per unit area Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Fertilizer required (kg/ha) = Fert. Element (kg/ha) X 100 % of element Example: 20 kg/ha of N, using ammonium sulphate, containing 21% N.Nurturing soil with nutrition Fert. Required = 20 (kg/ha) X 100 = 95 kg/ha 21 How much kg/ha of urea (46%) required for application of 40 kg/ha of N? 87 Understanding the language of plants 38
  • Scheduling Fertigation Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Recommended Fertilizer dose per Kg Hectare.Nurturing soil with nutrition N P2O5 K2O Maharashtra /: 660 880 660 Karnataka Andhra Pradesh: 500 500 1000 Understanding the language of plants 39
  • Basis – Petiole Nutrient content Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Low : Full Recommended dose.Nurturing soil with nutrition Adequate / Normal : 75% Recommended dose. Higher : 50% Recommended dose. Understanding the language of plants 40
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Fertigation Management Scheme Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited41
  • Foliar feeding Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Complementary fertilization. In addition to soil application Prophylactic Prevent nutrient disordersNurturing soil with nutrition Curative Repair mechanism Contingent – Exigency Stress due to accumulation of water Understanding the language of plants 42
  • Foliar is a Need - To trigger genetic potential Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Genetic PotentialNurturing soil with nutrition Hid den def ici enc ies Vi sib Yields le de fic i en cie s Nutrient deficiency Understanding the language of plants 43
  • Foliar nutrition penetrates from both ways Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Adaxial side organic acids / spray fluids pass through the stomata, or traverseNurturing soil with nutrition the epidermis which is covered by film-like wax cuticle. Generally, stomata are located on the lower (abaxial) side of a leaf, and the cuticular layer is thicker on the upper (adaxial) side Abaxial side Understanding the language of plants 45
  • Mono Ammonium Phosphate: NH4 H2 P04 Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Units of No of Molecular Total mass of Element Molecules mass the compound N 1 14.01 14.01 H 4 1.01 4.04Nurturing soil with nutrition H 2 1.01 2.02 P 1 30.97 30.97 O 4 16.00 64.00 Total 115.04 % of P in the compound 26.92 For % P2O5: Multiply with 2.29 61.65 % Nitrogen in the compound 12.18 (MAP: 12-61-00) P2 (31 X 2) + O5 (16 X 5) = 142: 2 X M wt P / M wt P2O5: 2X 31/142 = 0.43 P = % P2O5 X 0.43 % P2O5 = % P X 2.29: M wt P2O5/ M wt P2: 142 /62 = 2.29 Understanding the language of plants 46
  • Mono Potassium Phosphate MKP : 00-52-34 Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Advantages • Fully water soluble • Consists of 100% plant nutrientsNurturing soil with nutrition • Free of chloride, sodium & other detrimental elements for plants • Low pH • Low salt index • Suitable for the production of nutrient solution Understanding the language of plants 47
  • Potassium Nitrate: KNO3 Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Units of No of Molecular Total mass of the Element Molecules mass compound K 1 39.10 39.10Nurturing soil with nutrition N 1 14.01 14.01 O 3 16.00 48.00 Total 101.11 % of K in the compound 38.67 % of K2O in the compound 46.40 % of N in the compound 13.86 % K = % K2 O X 1.20 ( 2 X 39.10 + 16 = 94.2) M wt K2O / M wt of 2 K 94.2 / 78.2 = 1.20 % K2 O = % K X 0.83 2 X 39.10 =78.2 ( M wt 2 K / K 2 O: 78.2/ 94.2 = 0.83 KNO3: 13-00-46 Understanding the language of plants 48
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Water Soluble Sulphate of Potash Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited49
  • Vegetative Booster Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited 20 18Nurturing soil with nutrition 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 N P2O5 K2O 19-19-19+ ME Nitrate N Ammoniacal N Amide N Understanding the language of plants 50
  • Micro elements 19-19-19+MEN Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited ppm 1000Nurturing soil with nutrition 900 800 700 600 500 Fe 400 Mn 300 Zn 200 Cu 100 Mo 0 B Fe Mn Zn Cu Mo B EDTA : Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn Understanding the language of plants 51
  • Double Ox Calcium Nitrate Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited 26.3% CaO (19%Ca) Ca FULLY WATER SOLUBLE CALCIUM !Nurturing soil with nutrition 15.5% Nitrogen NO3 Of which ; 14.4% NITRATE 1.1% Ammonium The chemical formula is 5Ca(NO3)2.NH4NO3.10H2O Understanding the language of plants 52
  • Need of the hour Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Fertigation solutions Fruits and vegetables.Nurturing soil with nutrition Customized Solutions for field crops Site specific, stage specific & crop specific Understanding the language of plants 53
  • Customized Fertilizers to enhance use efficiency Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Weather Crop model VarietyNurturing soil with nutrition Potential yield Current yield Nutrient uptake or Target yield yield in unfertilized plot or soil test Nutrient uptake Soil DSS (Crop Model) Nutrient use supply efficiency Fertilizer recommendation Understanding the language of plants 54
  • √ To Farmer through customized Fertilizers Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited  Exact dose of nutrient at critical stages of crop growth  Soil health EnhancementNurturing soil with nutrition  Saving in labour costs  Higher nutrient use efficiency  Tailor made solutions  Resistant to Pest & Diseases  First step in precision agriculture  More Yield Understanding the language of plants 55
  • Approved CF grades ready for marketing Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited CF Grade S.No Crop Region N-P-K-S-Zn Stage 1 Rice EG & WG 15-32-8-0.5 BasalNurturing soil with nutrition 2 Rice Krishna, Guntur & Khammam 18-33-7-0.5 Basal 3 Maize EG,WG & Vizag 18-27-14-05 Basal 4 Maize Krishna, Guntur & Khammam 18-24-11-0.5 Basal 5 Rice EG & WG 23-0-12 Top dress 6 Rice Krishna, Guntur & Khammam 27-0-10 Top dress 7 Rice Telengana 11-24-6-3-0.5 Basal 8 Maize Telengana 14-27-10-4-0.5 Basal 9 Rice Telengana 22-0-12 Top dress 10 Maize Telengana 18-0-14 Top dress Understanding the language of plants 56
  • Two months old CFG used Field, at Porandalla, Karimnagar District Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Basal CFG 14-27-10-4s – 0.5 zn 1stTop Dress 46-00-00 Understanding the language of plants 57
  • CFG Performance at Narayanagiri Dharmasagar Mandal, Waranagal District Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Maize Field - Control CFG used Maize Field Basal 14-27-10 - 04S - 0.5Zn 1st Top Dress 46-00-00 Understanding the language of plants 58
  • Farmer experience with CFG Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition CFG used field Control Field Understanding the language of plants 59
  • Impact of CF on Rice Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Parameter Farmers Practicie Customized practice Crop Rice Rice Acreage 1.0 ac 1.0 ac District East Godavari East Godavari Village West kandrika West kandrika Name of the farmer Mr Subrahmanyam Mr Subrahmanyam Soil type Alluvial soil Alluvial SoilNurturing soil with nutrition OC(%): 0.98, Avail P: 11.5kg/ha, Soil Test Data No soil analysis Avail K : 476 kg/ha NPK Recommendation(kg/ac) 92:60:41N:P2O5:K2O 56:38:20 N:P2O5:K2O Irrigation Type Flooding Flooding Fertilizers Traditional 10:26:26 100 15-32-08-0.5 (CF) 120 Urea 150 Urea 40 Potash 25 23-0-12 (CF) 80 DAP 75 Cost of fertilizers 2350 2338 Total Cost of Cultivation (Rs/Ac) 16005/- 15993/- Nursery preparation & growing 300 300 seed 480 480 Puddling & Field preparation 1800 1800 Pulling & transpalnting 1825 1825 Weeding 1300 1300 Fertilizers 2350 2338 Pesticides 3000 3000 Sprayings &fertilizer application 1000 1000 Harvesting & Threshing 3950 3950 Yield kg/Acre 3500 3800 Yield advantage over FP (kg/ac) 0 300 Produce Price ( Rs / kg) Rs. 8.5/kg Rs. 8.5/kg Revenue (Rs /Acre) 29750 32300 Revenue on Incremental Yield (Rs) 2550 Cost Benefit Ratio (CBR) 1.86 2.02 Understanding the language of plants 60
  • √ Farmer due to CFG Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited District wise Rice yields (Kharif, 2009) CF FP 9000Nurturing soil with nutrition 8500 8000 7500 yield (kg/ha) 7000 6500 6000 5500 5000 Adilabad Nizamabad Nalgonda Medak Understanding the language of plants 61
  • √ Farmer due to CFG Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Maize CF grades; Kharif, 2009 CF FPNurturing soil with nutrition 7000 6500 6000 Yield (kg/ha) 5500 5000 4500 4000 3500 3000 Nizamabad Adilabad Warangal Medak Understanding the language of plants 62
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Zn 12% EDTA Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited63
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Zeta Zn Zinc EDTA 12% Zn Zn Zn Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited64
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited65
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Zinc Granular Premium Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited66
  • Di Sodium Octa Borate Tetra Hydrate Boron 20% Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited It is essential for pollination, germination and growth. It initiates the development of growing tips, cell division and fruit development.Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants 67
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Nutri special Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited68
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Amino + Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited69
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition N- zyme Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited70
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Bio Proteiner Understanding the language of plants Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited71
  • Nitrobenzene caters energy needs Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited Plants ability to transformNurturing soil with nutrition ( oxidatively decompose) benzene and phenol via aromatic ring cleavage. As a result of such degradation carbon atoms are incorporated into organic acids and amino acids. Oxidation of benzene and phenol by plant enzymes forms muconic acid and further oxidation of muconic acid results in formation of fumaric acid. Degradation proceeds to standard cell metabolites or mineralization. Thus plant utilizes its carbon, nitrogen and other atoms for intracellular biosynthetic and energetic needs. Understanding the language of plants 72
  • Lakshmi Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals LimitedNurturing soil with nutrition Plant hormones Cytokinin ( Zeatin Auxin (4-chloroindole-3-acetic acid IAA ) 1-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) • Stimulates cell division. • Stimulates morphogenesis (shoot initiation/bud formation) • Stimulates the growth of lateral buds-release of apical dominance. • Stimulates leaf expansion resulting from cell enlargement. • Enhance stomatal opening. • Promotes & stimulation of chlorophyll synthesis. Understanding the language of plants 73
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Customer Approach Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited74
  • Nurturing soil with nutrition Understanding the language of plants Thank you for your attention Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited75