Month: April 2024

Dr. Gordon Rajendram, a Prominent New Zealand Soil Scientist Based in Hamilton, Delves Into the Crucial Role of Phosphate in Maintaining Soil Fertility

In New Zealand, where farming practices are integral to the economy and food production, soil fertility plays a pivotal role in determining the success of agricultural endeavours. However, amidst economic challenges such as recession and inflation, ensuring optimal soil health becomes even more imperative for farmers striving to maintain productivity and profitability. Phosphate, a key …

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Exploring Soil Structure and Its Impact on New Zealand’s Agriculture by Dr. Gordon Rajendram, Leading Soil Scientist

Soil structure plays a pivotal role in determining the agricultural productivity and sustainability of New Zealand’s diverse landscapes. Dr. Gordon Rajendram, a leading soil scientist, examines how the structural integrity of soil affects everything from water retention and drainage to root development and nutrient uptake. Understanding these differences is crucial for effective farm management and …

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Phosphate in Balance: Insights from Leading Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram, Waikato

In the verdant landscapes of New Zealand, where agriculture forms the backbone of the economy, maintaining the right balance of nutrients in the soil is critical for both crop yield and environmental sustainability. Dr Gordon Rajendram, a renowned soil scientist, draws attention to an often-overlooked issue: the signs of excessive phosphate levels in the soil, …

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Waikato-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram on The Cost of Nutrient Leaching

Nutrient leaching from soil is a significant concern for farmers and environmentalists alike, as it represents both a loss of valuable fertilisers and a potential source of environmental pollution. Dr Gordon Rajendram has provided critical insights into this issue, demonstrating that the amount of nutrients lost via subsurface flow is closely related to the amount …

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Phosphate in Balance: The Key to Sustainable Agriculture in New Zealand – Insights from Dr Gordon Rajendram

In the verdant landscapes of New Zealand, where agriculture forms the backbone of the economy, maintaining the right balance of nutrients in the soil is critical for both crop yield and environmental sustainability. Dr Gordon Rajendram, a renowned soil scientist, draws attention to an often-overlooked issue: the signs of excessive phosphate levels in the soil, …

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