Submitted to: American Society of Agronomy
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/24/2019
Publication Date: N/A
Interpretive Summary: No Interpretive Summary is required for this Popular Publication. JLB.
Technical Abstract: Phosphorus is an essential fertilizer nutrient that was also the first element discovered by modern science. In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the discovery of phosphorus, a series of blog posts have been developed for the Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy. This blog post describes the role of P as an essential fertilizer in modern agriculture