Nitrophoska

Nitrophoska

 

a compound nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium mineral fertilizer. It contains 35–52 percent N, P2O5, and K2O in various proportions and is produced in granules. The most common Nitrophoska consists of a precipitate, Ammophos, and ammonium nitrate obtained in a single production process by decomposition of apatite or phosphorite with a mixture of nitric and phosphoric acids and addition of ammonium and potassium chloride. It is used as a base and presowing fertilizer for all crops.

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The popular foreign brands in China include Poly-Feed, NovaNPK, SQM, Ultrasol, ENTEC, Nitrophoska, Phosyn, Plant-Prod, etc.
An additional treatment was included with Nitrophoska Blue TE (BASF), supplying 120 kg N/ha, 50 kg P/ha, and 150 kg Mg/ha (12 kg/ha supplied by Nitrophoska and 138 kg/ha supplied by calmag) and having weed control.
The 4 treatments were broadcast in September 1994:2 levels of calmag (75 and 150 kg Mg/ha); Nitrophoska Blue TE at 120 kg N/ha, 50 kg P/ha, and 150 kg Mg/ha (12 kg/ha by Nitrophoska and 138 kg/ha supplied by calmag); and a control treatment (no Mg and no Nitrophoska added).