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Definition of Fertilizer

Fertilizer

  1. One who fertilizes; the agent that carries the fertilizing principle, as a moth to an orchid.
  2. That which renders fertile; a general name for commercial manures, as guano, phosphate of lime, etc.

Fertilizer Quotations

The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
David R. Brower

Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes.
Rick Pitino

Golf has an ambivalent relationship with the environment. On one hand, it's a great preserver of open spaces. Golf doesn't pave the world - it helps to green the world. But the downside is, it uses a lot of fertilizer, pesticides and water.
Thomas Friedman

Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The usual way of growing cotton is highly petrochemical-intensive, requiring 110 pounds of nitrogen fertilizer per acre. Some of the fertilizer is broken down by soil bacteria into nitrate, a toxic and highly soluble chemical that can leach into groundwater or get washed into lakes, creating oxygenless dead zones.
Alex Shoumatoff
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Fertilizer Translations

fertilizer in Dutch is mest
fertilizer in French is fumier, engrais
fertilizer in Portuguese is fertilizante
fertilizer in Spanish is fertilizante