May 8 (Reuters) - Nutrien beat first-quarter profit estimates on Wednesday, on strong demand from North America.

The world's biggest fertilizer producer reported an adjusted profit of 46 cents per share for the quarter ended March 31, compared with analysts' average estimate of 39 cents per share, according to LSEG data. (Reporting by Tanay Dhumal in Bengaluru; Editing by Mohammed Safi Shamsi)