alkalinity


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alkalinity

[‚al·kə′lin·ə·dē]
(chemistry)
The property of having excess hydroxide ions in solution.

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Its formulation is ideal for the reef environment and will provide accurate seawater concentrations of magnesium, calcium and strontium with proper alkalinity and pH for closed reef aquarium systems.
Given the natural variation in the buffering capacity of surface waters, determining the alkalinity of waterways plays an important role in anticipating and preventing large changes in pH that could be harmful to the environment.
Food waste (FW) alone did not show characteristics favorable to anaerobic biodigestion, such as moisture, pH and bicarbonate alkalinity (BA); however, when biodigested with agroindustrial anaerobic granular sludge (AIS), the environmental conditions became more favorable .
Hence, the greater reduction in RWC, increase in Na+/K+ ratio, and lack of osmotic adjustment with Alkalinity+0 mM K treatment provides strong evidence that absence of K+ somewhat intensified the effect of sodic- alkalinity on reducing growth of Swiss chard.
The values of parameters like temperature, pH, alkalinity, TDS, salinity, conductivity, DO and transparency were recorded throughout the study period.
Caption: The high-solids epoxy primer, Series 208 Epoxoprime MVT, reduces the potential for coating failure due to the high alkalinity typically associated with moisture vapor transmission.
Alkalinity (mg/L), hardness (mg/L), CO2 (mg/L), chlorides (mg/L), ammonia (mg/L) and nitrite (mg/L) were measured with the help of HATCH kit.
Lime-rich compost will add to the alkalinity of the soil - or you can buy lime additive to mix into the soil before testing again to ensure you haven't overdone it.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of different levels of alkalinity for the cultivation of marine shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) in superintensive system in biofloc.
A recent investigation suggested that total alkalinity concentrations are increasing in streams in the eastern United States, and alkalinity increases in two Alabama rivers (the Alabama and the Tombigbee) were among the examples presented as evidence (Kaushal et al., 2013).
Besides the NaHCO3 not only provides the bicarbonate alkalinity but it also works as the pretreatment chemical.