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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in [New Haven] .
Written in English


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SeriesBulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 89, Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 89.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24638664M
OCLC/WorldCa18450603

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  Superphosphate manufacture Next. The basic ingredients of superphosphate are rock phosphate and sulfuric acid. Sulfuric acid is made by converting elemental sulfur to sulfur trioxide, which, with added water, is dissolved in sulfuric acid to produce more acid. Finely ground rock phosphate and sulfuric acid are mixed in a den to produce. Analyses: Analyses needed for developing a manure application plan are total nitrogen (N), phosphate (P2O5) and potash (K2O). Laboratories usually provide these analyses plus dry matter (solids) and sometimes ammonium-N (NH4-N) for a set fee. Knowing NH4-N can be useful if this fraction makes up a large percentage of the total N in the manure. Also used are double superphosphate (% P), triple superphosphate (% P), mono-ammonium phosphate (MAP,% P), or di-ammonium phosphate (DAP, 20%P) Phosphorus often reacts rapidly with other elements such as calcium and iron in soil, and can result in less than 5% of the total P applied being taken up by plants in the year of application. Superphosphate is an artificial fertiliser, and is the most important fertiliser used in New Zealand. Farmers often shorten its name to ‘super’. Improving plant growth Most soils contain some nutrients and can support plant growth, even if this is slow. For.