Nutrients (mgL-1)

ACE

NCE

Chem

NO3-N

0.80

1.10

157

NH4+-N

80.6

70.2

64.0

N as Urea

-

-

46.0

Total Soluble N

81.4

71.3

267

P

186

182

71.0

K

334

334

463

Ca

146

166

-

Mg

29.1

26.5

9.00

S

95.5

101

-

Cu

0.34

0.15

0.09

Mn

0.42

0.54

0.71

Zn

1.28

1.86

0.36

Fe

8.24

9.36

3.20

B

0.24

0.24

0.09

Na

411

418

-

Cl

374

375

-

Mo

-

-

0.04

ACE - Aerated Compost Extract; NCE - Non Aerated Compost Extract; Chem
-‘Thrive’ Fertilizer, i.e. water soluble nutrient.
Table 1: Nutrient (macro and micro) concentrations for aerated and non-aerated compost extract samples analysed by Wesfarmers CSBP Limited, Australia. ‘Thrive’ nutrients based on the chemical composition supplied by manufacturer Yates and Co. Limited, Australia.