Silicon categorized as a “beneficial substance” by AAPFCO
(Association of American Plant Food Control Officials) in 2013.
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1. To make known by open declaration; publish proclaim formally or put into operation.
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[prom-uh l-geyt, proh-muhl-geyt]
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verb (used with object), promulgated, promulgating.
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Researchers have determined numerous plant benefits from silicon. They have found that Si:
2. To set forth or teach publicly.
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AAPFCO defines a “beneficial substance” as "any substance or compound other than primary, secondary and micro plant nutrients that can be demonstrated by scientific research to be beneficial to one or more species of plants when applied to the plant or soil." Learn More.
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