IPI International Potash Institute
IPI International Potash Institute

Regional activities

IPI activity in IPI and IRRC

IPI and the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium (IRRC).

Enhancing profitability of rice farming in Asia through improved nutrient and crop management.

About SSNM

The site-specific nutrient management (SSNM) approach provides robust and universal principles for optimally supplying rice with essential nutrients.


SSNM Products

'SSNM products' are tangible aids the farmer and extension officer can work with to improve nutrient management of irrigated rice.


Papers and Posters

The workgroup on nutrients and productivity at the IRRC has published and presented numerous publications to the scientific and extension audiences.


Articles from the Region
Published in e-ifc

  • Feeding the Rice Crop's Needs: A...
  • Rice in Asia and the global food supply



Supporters of the workgroup on Nutrients at the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium (IRRC)


Papers & Presentations

  • Improving the Productivity and Profitability...
  • Farmer Participatory Development...


IPI in pictures

  • SSNM in rice in the Philippines


New Publications

  • Assessment of the Impact of Targeted Use...
  • Balanced Fertilization for Different Crops...


In your Language

Choose your Crop

Choose your App
K Gallery for iPad and iPhone available now from the Apple App Store
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Chloride - an essential nutrient
Potassium and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE)
Managing Water and Fertilizer for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification - infographic
Potassium Improves your Crop Quality
Potassium Improves your Health
Potassium in Soil and Plant Systems
The Role of Potassium (K) in the Plant
What does a Plant Need to Live
Assessment of the Impact of Targeted Use of Fertilizer on Irrigated Rice in Asia
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New publication

What's new in the region...

  • Publication: Assessment of the Impact of Targeted Use of Fertilizer - Irrigated rice in Asia more >
  • Publication: Balanced Fertilization for Different Crops in Vietnam - From Theory to Practice more >
  • flickr SSNM in rice in the Philippines more >
  • Paper: Farmer Participatory Development and Evaluation of Locally Adapted Nutrient Management Practices more >
  • Paper: Improving the Productivity and Profitability of Maize in Southeast Asia more >