cyanamide


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cyanamide

[sī′an·ə‚mid]
(inorganic chemistry)
NHCNH An acidic compound that forms colorless needles, melting at 46°C, soluble in water. Also known as urea anhydride.
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But the cah-containing cells, nourished by the cyanamide fertilizer, will thrive.
Weeks saw the gene's biotech potential because he knew two things: The fungi - because of this gene - play an essential role in converting cyanamide into a useful fertilizer for plants; and without the fungi, cyanamide may kill plants instead of feeding them.
When used as a fertilizer, cyanamide must be applied before plants emerge.
patent application number 08/873,001, 'Transformation of Wheat with the Cyanamide Hydratase Gene,' contact J.
In new experiments, Weeks wants to determine if outfitting plants with the cah gene would open the door for growers to use calcium cyanamide fertilizer more conveniently; that is, not just on bare soil, but also when plants emerge - or perhaps anytime thereafter - without harming the plants.
Also known as lime nitrogen, calcium cyanamide fertilizer dates back to the early 1900s.
Then he grew the cells on a gelatinous bed of nutrients spiked with cyanamide.
Ammonia nitridation synthesis and structural change of strontium cyanamide polymorphs, Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan 115(1347): 729-731.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Calcium Cyanamide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Calcium Cyanamide industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.