Mineral nutrition of cocoa : a review

J.A. van Vliet, M.A. Slingerland, K.E. Giller

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This literature review on mineral nutrition of cocoa was commissioned by the Scientific Committee of the Cocoa Fertiliser Initiative to address the following questions: What knowledge is currently available about mineral nutrition of cocoa? What are the current knowledge gaps? What are the key areas for further research?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR
Number of pages57
ISBN (Print)9789462577053
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • cocoa
  • mineral nutrition
  • fertilization
  • fertilizers
  • fertilizer requirement determination
  • fertility
  • nutrient requirements
  • nutrient availability
  • soil analysis
  • nutrient deficiencies
  • potassium fertilizers
  • nitrogen fertilizers
  • phosphorus fertilizers
  • agricultural production systems
  • reviews


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