Chitosan Special Fertilizers
Chemical methods, which have been used for many years to reduce the economic losses that occur during the production of crops in agriculture, adversely affect human health and ecological balance. Therefore, in recent years, researches on environmentally harmless improvement methods have increased. One of the natural healers preferred as an alternative to chemical products is chitosan.
Chitosan is obtained by deacetylation method from chitin, which is commonly found in the skeletons of crustaceans such as crabs, lobsters and shrimps. In addition to having antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties, chitosan is also an effective agent in the control of diseases and reducing their spread by promoting the defense system of plants.