Q. 65.0( 2 Votes )

Classify the following chemicals based on the uses given below.

(Phosphorus, 2-4-D, Potassium, Dalapon, Nitrate, Metachlor)


Answer :


Fertilisers are nutrients added to the soil which help in healthy growth of plants. Over time, after repeated cultivation of the soil, the minerals in the soil may get depleted which, and fertilizers may need to be added. Hence, fertilizers are mostly minerals such as Phosphorus, Potassium, and Nitrate (these three are very essential, and commonly found in many fertilizers)


Weedicides are chemical substances that destroy the weeds but do not harm the crops. For example 2-4-Dicholophenoxyacetic acid (2-4-D), Dalaplon and Metachlor


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