Fertilizer use by crop
in Indonesia

Land and Plant Nutrition Management Service
Land and Water Development Division

Rome, 2005


Table of Contents

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Fertilizer use by crop in Indonesia
First version, published by FAO, Rome, 2005

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List of Acronyms

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Agro-ecological zones and farming systems

Agro-ecological zones
Farming systems

Chapter 3 Fertilizer use studies in Indonesia

Fertilizer use

Lowland rice
Upland crops

Soil fertility status and fertilizer recommendations

Phosphorus buildup on lowland rice soils
Soil potassium status

Fertilizer use recommendations

Chapter 4 Plant nutrient supply, distribution and systems of payment

Plant nutrient supply and consumption

Inorganic fertilizers
Organic manures

Fertilizer distribution systems

The regulation of fertilizer distribution
Fertilizer distribution systems

Fertilizer prices, subsidies and fertilizer use profitability

Chapter 5 The crops

Grains, pulses and root crops
Plantation and industrial crops
Vegetable crops
Fruit crops

Chapter 6 Fertilizer policy and future fertilizer needs



Annex 1. Areas and average yields of vegetable crops
Annex 2. Areas and average yields of fruit crops

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