Potash is used primarily as a plant nutrient. It is called potash as short for potassium ash. Potash occurs in nature and is mined using industrial process. It is key nutrient without any major substitute for plants. Potash includes a variety of mined and manufactured salts, all containing the element potassium in water-soluble form. Potash helps in protecting plants from extreme temperatures. It helps plants to fight stress and disease, and deter pests such as weeds and insects. Potassium stops wilting, strengthens roots and stems, and assists in transferring food. It activates plant enzymes to ensure plants use water efficiently. Higher levels of potassium in the soil help crops withstand stressful conditions.
List of Potash Manufacturers in India