potassium peroxide


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potassium peroxide

[pə′tas·ē·əm pə′rāk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
K2O2 Yellow mass with a melting point of 490°C; decomposes with oxygen evolution in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent.
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The objective of this experiment was to study the effect of potassium peroxide as an oxygen generator on water consumption, yield and quality of a melon (Cucumis melo L) crop.
Urrestarazu and Mazuela (2005) indicated that the application of an oxygen supply based on potassium peroxide is effective on plants sensitive to hypoxia, such as pepper, and improves the hydric efficiency in case of melon.
The objective of this work was to study the effect of potassium peroxide as an oxygen generator and the effect on water consumption in production and fruit quality in melon (Cucumus melo L) crop in a soilless culture system.
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