Methods for fertilising vines with nitrogen while ensuring soil conservation

Nitrogen plays a vital role in the functioning of vines and has significant impacts on grape yields. With mineral fertiliser, organic fertiliser and soil conservation techniques, all nitrogen control methods are important when it comes to the quantitative and qualitative management of grapes. Nitrogen needs in vines Although vital to their physiology and metabolism (growth […]

How to use foliar fertilizers : the importance of trace elements

Foliar fertilizers and root fertilizers: each has its own role Plants feed first and foremost through their roots. They are capable of absorbing the major elements and trace elements contained in the soil in the form of ions (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, etc.) as soon as they are available in the soil solution. This absorption by […]

Improve the fertility of sandy soil? The right reflex: think organic matter

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How to feed plants on a sand: use fertilizers? Whether in your vegetable garden or even more, in the context of a farm, sandy soils can be a problem when it comes to maintaining and promoting the fertility of your plot.Indeed, sandy soils are said to be “light”, excessively filtering and draining all year round. […]

Which source of organic manure to choose to increase soil fertility on farms?

The first source of fertilizer used on farms, organic manure has been used since the beginnings of agriculture. The first peasants quickly discovered that the contribution of organic matter of animal or vegetable origin increases the yield of crops. Organic manure is a source for plants of major nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potash, […]

Ammonia, a gas that causes acidification

With the increase in emissions linked to human activity, ammonia gas has become one of the main causes of soil acidification, even though it is originally a natural process.   Ammonia, a natural product Ammonia is a natural gas produced during the conversion of the urea in organic products into ammonium ion under the effect […]

Calcareous soil: characteristics and good practices


Though products to fight against the limitations of an acidic soil are well known (mineral enrichers such as lime or calcium carbonate), farming in calcareous soils requires a sound knowledge of the mineral balances of the soil, if we want to ensure the growth of our plants, both in the garden and on cultivated plots. […]

Soil fertility in 2020: 5 tips


Today fertilization gives way to soil fertility. Indeed, the objective is no longer just to feed the plants. In 2020, fertilization products must also stimulate and nourish the soil to meet several challenges: depollution and environmental balance, increasing yields, and improving the nutritional intake of food products. Discover 5 tips to improve the fertility of […]

Agricultural yields


In less than a century, global agricultural production has more than doubled, not only in France but also in most developed countries. The increase in agricultural yields, driven by the need from the second half of the 20th century, to feed an exponentially growing world population, was made possible by: The increase in areas dedicated […]

Calcium amendment: what is the role of calcium in the soil?


Is your soil compact, crusting or waterproof? Acid-loving plants are appearing? These main visible signs indicate that the calcium content of your soils is low. The calcium amendment – also called a basic mineral amendment – has a direct impact on improving your yields. Due to its concentration of calcium, a major constituent of limestone, […]

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