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Argentina - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

(kilograms per hectare)
in 2014

Though Argentina fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2005 - 2014 period ending at 36 kilograms per hectare in 2014.

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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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Date Value Change, %
2014 36.0 -0.53 %
2013 36.1 2.37 %
2012 35.3 -15.36 %
2011 41.7 6.47 %
2010 39.2 70.46 %
2009 23.0 -34.73 %
2008 35.2 -28.51 %
2007 49.3 18.95 %
2006 41.4 13.76 %
2005 36.4 -19.66 %
2004 45.3 8.27 %
2003 41.8