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INTRODUCTION TO NPK/MIX FERTILIZER PLANT 
NPK mixture fertilizers are formulated & recommended by agricultural scientists to enhancethe output of the crops by giving it balanced Specific and exclusive blend of plant nutrients. All the major plant nutrients like Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potash are mixed in differenratios to make it suitable for specific crops. These specific ratios of N P K & S are called grades So there are separate grades for Rice, Wheat, Potato and Sugarcane etc. NPK Complex Fertilizers are in the form of uniform granules from 1 to 4 mm size. They are white,cream, brown, gray or black in colour. There are many NP&K grades produced and marketed like20:20:10, 10:10:10, 15:15:7.5, 17-17-17, 12-32-16 and 14-35-14.etc. The grade’s name is a triad whose numbers represent the percentage of N, P2O5 and K2O respectively in the mixture. InIndia all the state governments have specified the formulations to be manufactured in their territories.It depends upon the major crops grown there. Some of the grades for various crops are given below :
S.No.CROPNP2O5K21PADDY882PADDY102023PADDY1684PADDY TODRESSING 200115SUGAR CANE1266SUGAR CANE14647SUGARCANSPECIAL201018VEGITABLE151519VEGITABLCUCURBITS 1510110VEGITABL11POTATO/ COCONUT1010212TEA105113TEA105114CHILLIES12615INDIAN TOBACCO5151
 
16TOBACCO VIRGINA41217FCV TOBACCO68118GROUND NUT412119GRAPE71020PEPPER /COCOA1041421PULSES51523CARDAMOM88124COFFEE129125COCONUT105226RUBBER1010427RUBBER121228RUBBER1212129RUBBER1010130ROSE510131COTTON14732FRUITS126

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