Nitrophos

Nitrophos

 

(or nitrophosphate), a compound nitrogen-phosphorus mineral fertilizer. It contains an average of 38 percent N and P2O5. It is produced in granules consisting of a precipitate, ammonium nitrate, and gypsum or a precipitate, superphosphate, Ammophos, and ammonium nitrate obtained in a single production process by decomposition of apatite or phosphorite with a mixture of nitric acid and sulfuric or phosphoric acid and subsequent ammoniation of the reacting mass. It is used as a base and presowing fertilizer for all crops.

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He said the incumbent government was also offering Rs 500 and Rs 218 subsidy on each bag of DAP and Nitrophos fertilizer.
He said under the package, the price of DAP would be cut by Rs 500, NitroPhos by Rs 218, and Urea by Rs 150 while there would also be special packages for small farmers having land equal to 12.
Experts said that nitrophos fertilizers be applied at the rate 25 gram per row (1.
Those manufactured locally include Urea, Ammonium Sulfate, and Calcium Ammonium Nitrate and Straight Nitrogen, Single Super Phosphate as Straight Phosphatic Fertilizer, and Nitrophos which is the only NP complex fertilizer locally produced, all other fertilizers are imported and there are many grades of fertilizers available in Pakistan.
In fertile land, one bag DAP, half bag urea, one bag potassium sulphate, two and half bag single super phosphate, one and half bag ammonia nitrate, two bags nitrophos should be used to increase per acre yield.
He said under the package, the price of DAP would be cut by Rs 500, NitroPhos by Rs 218, Urea by Rs 150 while there would also be special packages for small farmers having land equal to 12.
Phosphatic fertilizers used in Pakistan are Diammonium Phosphate(DAP) and Nitrophos (NP) and occasionally Triple Super Phosphate (TSP).
LAHORE -- Small farmers have highly appreciated the reduction in prices of Diammonium phosphate (DAP) and Nitrophos fertilizers and termed it a great relief for them.
There were three units producing Single Super Phosphate and Nitrophos with the individual capacities given in the table-I.
Two bags of Nitrophos and half bag of Potash, or a bag of DAP, one-fourth bag of Urea and half bag of Potassium Sulphate be applied at the time of sowing.
Mainly five products namely urea, nitrophos, diammonium Phosphate (DAP), sulphate of Potash (SOP) and NPK's were imported during 1993-94.
However, in case of no soil analysis, farmers can apply half bag of Urea or a bag of Ammonium Sulphate, or 75 per cent of a bag of Nitrophos a month after shifting of nursery in case of average fertile land.