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am·mon·i·fi·ca·tion

 (ə-mŏn′ə-fĭ-kā′shən, ə-mō′nə-)
n.
1. Impregnation with ammonia or an ammonium compound.
2. Production of ammonia or ammonium compounds in the decomposition of organic matter, especially through the action of bacteria.

am·mon′i·fy′ v.

ammonify

(əˈmɒnɪˌfaɪ; əˈməʊnɪ-)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) to treat or impregnate with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
amˌmonifiˈcation n

am•mon•i•fy

(əˈmɒn əˌfaɪ, əˈmoʊ nə-)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to combine or impregnate with ammonia.
2. to form into ammonia or ammonium compounds.
v.i.
3. to become ammonified; produce ammonification.
[1910–15]
am•mon′i•fi`er, n.

ammonify


Past participle: ammonified
Gerund: ammonifying

Imperative
ammonify
ammonify
Present
I ammonify
you ammonify
he/she/it ammonifies
we ammonify
you ammonify
they ammonify
Preterite
I ammonified
you ammonified
he/she/it ammonified
we ammonified
you ammonified
they ammonified
Present Continuous
I am ammonifying
you are ammonifying
he/she/it is ammonifying
we are ammonifying
you are ammonifying
they are ammonifying
Present Perfect
I have ammonified
you have ammonified
he/she/it has ammonified
we have ammonified
you have ammonified
they have ammonified
Past Continuous
I was ammonifying
you were ammonifying
he/she/it was ammonifying
we were ammonifying
you were ammonifying
they were ammonifying
Past Perfect
I had ammonified
you had ammonified
he/she/it had ammonified
we had ammonified
you had ammonified
they had ammonified
Future
I will ammonify
you will ammonify
he/she/it will ammonify
we will ammonify
you will ammonify
they will ammonify
Future Perfect
I will have ammonified
you will have ammonified
he/she/it will have ammonified
we will have ammonified
you will have ammonified
they will have ammonified
Future Continuous
I will be ammonifying
you will be ammonifying
he/she/it will be ammonifying
we will be ammonifying
you will be ammonifying
they will be ammonifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ammonifying
you have been ammonifying
he/she/it has been ammonifying
we have been ammonifying
you have been ammonifying
they have been ammonifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ammonifying
you will have been ammonifying
he/she/it will have been ammonifying
we will have been ammonifying
you will have been ammonifying
they will have been ammonifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ammonifying
you had been ammonifying
he/she/it had been ammonifying
we had been ammonifying
you had been ammonifying
they had been ammonifying
Conditional
I would ammonify
you would ammonify
he/she/it would ammonify
we would ammonify
you would ammonify
they would ammonify
Past Conditional
I would have ammonified
you would have ammonified
he/she/it would have ammonified
we would have ammonified
you would have ammonified
they would have ammonified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ammonify - treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
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The model experiment helped to study the influence of temperature, moisture, and density on nitrifying and ammonifying capacity of sod-podzol midclay low-humic soil.
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Ammonifying bacteria was determined in the culture medium of protein agar medium, and organic phosphorus- solubilizing bacteria was determined in that of Meng Jina's agar.
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In studying the effect of cultivation on the microflora of dark chestnut soils in Akmola region, it was found that cultivation significantly increases the number of ammonifying bacteria.
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1998), inoculation of non-symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria boosted the activities of ammonifying and nitrifying flora towards mineralisation of organic nitrogen in rice soil (Ghosh et al.
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This result indicates that the ammonifying organisms in the subsoil are severely inhibited by the acidic conditions at depth, and are not able to undertake net mineralisation even when there is an abundance of a readily mineralisable substrate present.