What is a Macronutrient?
Macronutrients are essential elements for plant growth, and are consumed in relatively large amounts compared to micronutrients.
Although Brenntag North America is not a fertilizer manufacturing company, we can provide higher purity sources of Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium for specific nutrient and blending capabilities to the agriculture industry.
Macronutrients and Their Respective Functions
- Nitrogen (N): stimulates root growth and development, as well as the uptake of other nutrients
- Phosphorous (P): enhances the processes of photosynthesis, nitrogen fixation, flowering, fruiting, and plant maturation
- Potassium (K): helps in reducing loss of water from leaves, increases the ability of the roots to take up water from the soil, and helps plants adapt to environmental stress
Common Products Used in Macronutrients Market
The following products are commonly used in the macronutrients market:
|Ammonium Sulfate||Elemental Sulfur||Potassium Hydroxide|
|Ammonium Thiosulfate||Monoammonium Phosphate||Potassium Thiosulfate|
|Aqua Ammonia||Phosphoric Acid||Tetrapotassium Phosphate|
|Diammonium Phosphate||Phosphorous Acid||Urea|
|Dipotassium Phosphate||Potassium Chloride (Potash, Muriate of Potash)|