Nitrophos

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The subsidy was being given on Diammonium phosphate fertilizer, Nitrophos, Nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium and Sulphate of potash fertilizers.
According to the Punjab Agriculture Department Spokesman, Haroon Ahmed Khan, the subsidy was being given on Diammonium phosphate fertilizer, Nitrophos, Nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium and Sulphate of potash fertilizers.
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He also mentioned crop Insurance (Takkaful) in nine districts for 30,000 growers of rice, cotton and wheat crops, extending of Rs5,000 per acre subsidy to increase oil seed crop area, Rs500 per bag subsidy on DAP fertiliser, Rs200 subsidy on Nitrophos and Rs800 per bag subsidy on SOP.
500 per bag, Nitrophos Rs.200 per bag and subsidy on Potash fertilizers Sulphate of Potash (SOP) and Murat of Potash (MOP) at Rs.800 and Rs.500 respectively per bag.
Minister for Agriculture Punjab further said that government of Punjab has decided to provide subsidy on DAP fertilizers at Rs 500 per bag, Nitrophos Rs200 per bag and subsidy on Potash fertilizers Sulphate of Potash (SOP) and Murat of Potash (MOP) at Rs.800 and Rs.500 respectively per bag.
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She used Fatima Fertilizer's Sarsabz Nitrophos (NP) and Sarsabz CAN (Gawara) on her cotton crops to achieve a staggering 61 mounds per acre of yield.
The use of chemical fertilizers, like Urea, Ammonium Nitrate, Nitrophos, Diammonium Phosphate, Triple Superphosphate, etc., have played important role in increasing farm production and productivity.
In an effort to help famers achieve greater per acre yields detailed presentations were made on best practices for potato farming, pest and disease control, storage and balanced application of IFA (International Fertilizer Association) certified Sarsabz CAN (Calcium Ammonium Nitrate) and NP (Nitrophos) fertilizer.
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