This article is a continuation of a series of articles aimed at aiding in the development of a phosphorus (P) management strategy for Iowa producers. In this article, we discuss
- P as a plant-essential nutrient,
- role of P in human and animal nutrition,
- P uptake by plants, and
- removal, monitoring, and application of P.
Iowa State University
Sawyer, John E.; Creswell, John; and Tidman, Michael J., "Phosphorus Basics" (2000). Integrated Crop Management News. 2082.
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