A contribution to set a legal framework for biofertilisers

  title={A contribution to set a legal framework for biofertilisers},
  author={E Malus{\`a} and Nikolay Vassilev},
  booktitle={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
The extensive research, production and use of microorganisms to improve plant nutrition have resulted in an inconsistent definition of the term “biofertiliser” which, in some cases, is due to the different microbial mechanisms involved. The rationale for adopting the term biofertiliser is that it derives from “biological fertiliser”, that, in turn, implies the use of living microorganisms. Here, we propose a definition for this kind of products which is distinguishing them from biostimulants or… CONTINUE READING
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