Sale of sulphur-based fertilizers of the National Fertilisers Limited – Bentonite Sulphur – has registered a growth of 237% and single super phosphate (SSP) has registered growth of 133% over the corresponding period last year (CPLY).
While Bentonite Sulphur logged sale of 11,730 tonnes in April-October against CPLY of 3,478 tonnes, sale of SSP reached 14,726 tonnes, compared to 6,323 tonnes during the same period last year.
“It is important to encourage the use of all types of fertilizers to provide balanced nutrition to soil”, said V. N. Datt, Chairman and Managing Director of the company. Sulphur is essential to maximizing plant growth and yield. As the fourth most important nutrient, it is also required for nitrogen use efficiency.