There was a time not long ago when agronomists were convinced that the only nutrients a plant needed were nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and a few minor elements. However, research has since confirmed  that proper plant nutrition requires a complex interaction of  nutrients and trace minerals in order to promote the formation of organic acids capable of sustaining an active micro-biological system in the soil. It is the soil's microbial populations that perform nearly all the critical  functions vital to the growth of a plant: Nitrogen fixation, soil aggregation, oxygen and carbon dioxide release, mineral conversion, translocation of nutrients in plant tissue and photosphere protection of the root system.  It is the indigenous micro-organisms that process nutrients to create humus.  Humus acts like a sponge that retains moisture and nutrients within the root zone of the plant.  Moreover, soil rich in humus protects the root system by buffering salts, nitrates, and other toxins that have accumulated following years of fertilizer and pesticide applications.
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A healthy soil is very much a living entity that is teeming with a wide variety of micro-organisms. These aerobic microbiological systems breakdown and assimilate organic nutrients and create humus. Humus is the organic portion of soil formed from the partial decomposition of vegetable or animal matter in or on the soil. When  fed with nutrients, water and a good supply of oxygen, indigenous microbial populations in the soil perform multiple functions such as, nitrogen fixation, soil aggregation, oxygen and carbon dioxide release, mineral conversion and buffering of toxic conditions in the soil environment. arableONE™ increases the efficiency with which plants can absorb nutrients by creating a soil environment that enhances root-zone development. This Is accomplished through their ability to foster increased growth of beneficial microorganisms and fungi, which occurs naturally in healthy soil. These microbes process soil nutrients into a form in which  they can be taken up by plants for growth and density of humus, increased soil flocculation and oxygen availability for crops. It is widely recognized that one of the greatest challenges facing U.S. agronomy today is how to increase the amount of nutrients that are actually absorbed and used by plants that have been grown with “normal” fertilizer programs. On average, 80% of nutrients in fertilizers applied to soils are not absorbed by plants due to low soil-microbe levels and thus are totally wasted.
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