Fertilizer vs Chemigation - What's the difference?

fertilizer | chemigation |


As nouns the difference between fertilizer and chemigation

is that fertilizer is a natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants while chemigation is (agriculture) the application of a pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system.

fertilizer

Alternative forms

* (British ) fertiliser

Noun

  • A natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants.
  • A chemical compound created to have the same effect.
  • Derived terms

    * over-fertilization

    See also

    * dung * manure

    chemigation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (agriculture) The application of a pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system.