Nitroammophoska

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Nitroammophoska

 

a compound nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium mineral fertilizer. It contains 50–54 percent N, P2O5, and K2O and is produced in granulated form. It consists of ammonium nitrate, Ammophos, Diammophos, ammonium chloride, ammonium sulfate, and potassium nitrate, which are produced in a single process through the reaction of ammonia with nitric and phosphoric acids, with the addition of potassium chloride and potassium sulfate. Nitroammophoska is used as a base and presowing fertilizer for all crops.

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