Liebig's law of the minimum


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Liebig's law of the minimum

[′lē·bigz ¦lȯ əvthə ′min·ə·məm]
(biology)
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Liebig's law of the minimum, or the effect of limiting (constraining) factor, is known popularly in production networks as the immanence of bottlenecks.
At first, what became known as "Liebig's Law of the Minimum" was applied to crop science.
Rather than rely on a simplistic notion of Liebig's law of the minimum to indicate which readily soluble ions to introduce into the soil, the alternative emphasized wise stewardship of soil organic matter as much for good plant nutrition as for good soil physical structure.