ammonation

ammonation

[‚a·mə′nā·shən]
(inorganic chemistry)
A reaction in which ammonia is added to other molecules or ions by covalent bond formation utilizing the unshared pair of electrons on the nitrogen atom, or through ion-dipole electrostatic interactions.
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xiii) Placing maize crops in a sealed container for 1-2 weeks and applying ammonation gas could could reduce aflatoxin levels by 90% (Nyandieka et al 2009).