Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with...
Bacteria constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria...
Buffer is a solution which resists changes in pH when acid or alkali is added...
Cation-exchange capacity (CEC) is a measure of how many cations can be retained on soil...
Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained by pressing the seeds of the castor oil...
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent...
An atom, or molecule, with a net positive charge is a cation.
In chemistry, a colloid is a mixture in which one substance of microscopically dispersed insoluble...
Pesticide drift refers to the unintentional diffusion of pesticides and the potential negative effects of...
Endogenous substances and processes are those that originate from within an organism, tissue, or cell.
Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill fungi or fungal spores.
Glyphosate (N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine) is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant. It is an organophosphorus compound,...
Hard water is water that has high mineral content (in contrast with “soft water”). Hard...
Herbicide(s), also commonly known as weedkillers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants.
An insecticide is a substance used to kill insects.
Iron chlorosis is yellowing of plant leaves caused by iron deficiency.
Karanja Oil is extracted from seeds of Karanja Tree (Pongamia glabra) which is commonly found...
The macronutrients are consumed in larger quantities; hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and carbon contribute to over...
Metabolism (from Greek: μεταβολή metabolē, “change”) is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the...
Micronutrients are present in plant tissue in quantities measured in parts per million, ranging from...
A molecule is an electrically neutral group of two or more atoms held together by...
Neem oil is a vegetable oil pressed from the fruits and seeds of the neem...
A nutrient is a component in foods that an organism uses to survive and grow....
Oilcake is a cake or mass of linseed, cottonseed, soybean, or the like, from which...
Oligoelements or microelements are such organisms that have a concentration of less than 0.04%.
An organic product is made from materials produced by organic agriculture. It also requires Organic...
Parasite is an organism which lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits...
Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests or weeds. The term pesticide includes...

pH

pH is a figure expressing the acidity or alkalinity of a solution on a logarithmic...
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into...
Phytoalexins are antimicrobial and often antioxidative substances synthesized de novo by plants that accumulate rapidly...
Plant foods contain thousands of natural chemicals. These are called phytonutrients or phytochemicals.”Phyto” refers to...
A polymer (/ˈpɒlɪmər/; Greek poly-, “many” + -mer, “parts”) is a large molecule, or macromolecule,...

PPP

Plant Protection Product
Sealant is a substance used to block the passage of fluids through the surface or...