sodium pentaborate

sodium pentaborate

[′sōd·ē·əm ‚pen·tə′bȯr‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Na2B10O16·10H2O A white, water-soluble powder; used in glassmaking, weed killers, and fireproofing compositions.
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Sodium pentaborate and PC had shown similar pattern of B release for plant uptake as was observed in the field experiments.
Sodium pentaborates and boric acid are easily dissolved in soils and are quickly available for plant uptake, but at the same time B can be leached from the soil root zone.