Posted: 08/03/2017 at 15:33
There are several different meanings/definitions of the word 'organic'.
When used to describe a method of producing food the definition No 2 is applicable.(
"2. of food or farming methods) produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial chemicals
However, when used to describe a fertiliser, definition No 1 is what is meant - i.e.
"1.relating to or derived from living matter."organic soils"synonyms:living, live, animate, biological, natural; technicalbiotic"organic matter"antonyms:inorganic
CHEMISTRYrelating to or denoting compounds containing carbon (other than simple binary compounds and salts) and chiefly or ultimately of biological origin."
Last edited: 08 March 2017 15:34:47