Fertilizer and Plant Nutrition

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About the Course

What should you do to keep your plants healthy? Find out through this microlearning course (MLC). Learn to diagnose mineral or nutrient deficiencies and how to apply fertilisers correctly. Armed with these useful tips, you will be able to keep your plants happy, healthy and green.

Why is this course for you?

This course will give you a better understanding of plant nutrition. You will also get to explore the common methods of fertiliser application and how to choose the right type of fertiliser to give your plants all the nutrients they need. In this MLC, you will learn:

  • Which nutrients are essential to plant health
  • The types of fertilisers available
  • Fertiliser application methods and safe practices
  • Common symptoms of plant nutrient deficiency
  • How to prevent nutrient deficiency



Course Curator

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established in 1989, the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT)’s mission is give students the best R&D education and training through intensive lab- and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Our courses are regularly endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT seeks to ignite students’ natural curiosity about the world, fuel their passion for discovery, and prepare them for exciting careers in science.