Publication 611, Soil Fertility Handbook

Soil Fertility Handbook


The fundamentals of how nutrients behave in the soil and crops, in one handy reference!

  • Diagnose nutrient deficiencies (including colour photos)
  • Unlock the intricacies of soil tests and recommendations
  • Tailor your fertilizer program, including making the right blend
  • More than 90 tables and figures (25 of them brand new!)
  • For farmers and agronomists

Downloadable PDF (6 MB)


How to order the Soil Fertility Handbook

Publication 611, Order #611, Price $20.00

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    TTY 1-800-268-7095


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Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 04 July 2003
Last Reviewed: 02 August 2016