In 2015, fertilizer consumption for Papua New Guinea was 104.7 kilograms per hectare. Though Papua New Guinea fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2006 - 2015 period ending at 104.7 kilograms per hectare in 2015.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
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