calcium nitrate


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calcium nitrate

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A colorless crystalline oxidant, Ca(NO3)2, used in explosives.
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Noun1.calcium nitrate - a deliquescent salt that is soluble in water; sometimes used as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 16, 2019-: Global Calcium Nitrate Industry Analysis 2019, Market Growth, Trends, Opportunities Forecast To 2024
Also,when fertilizing the citrus trees that are drip irrigated 2 kg of sulfate, 1 kg of iron sulfate, 1 kg of zinc sulfate and 1 kg of manganese sulfate are added to the first irrigation; while 3 kg of fertilizer 19 19 19 are added to the second irrigation;3 kg of potassium sulfate and 2 liters of phosphoric acid are added to the third irrigation; the fourth irrigation is done without fertilization, and 2 kg of calcium nitrate are added to the fifth irrigation.
After they sprout, we apply a spoonful of calcium nitrate fertiliser," says Makundi, adding they farm enough to last them the entire term.Mr Wairagu says through farming, they save up to 50 per cent of their overall budget on food for their 600 pupils, which translates to at least Sh150,000 per term.
Grass hay was sprayed with urea solution at 0.5%, 1.0%, and 1.5% DM and calcium nitrate was used as a replacement of urea on an iso-nitrogenous basis.
The treatments were: 1) compound S [7N: 21P: 8K] + ammonium nitrate [34.5% N]; 2) compound D [7N: 14P: 7K] + calcium nitrate [19Ca: 15.5N]; 3) compound S + calcium nitrate and 4) compound D + ammonium nitrate.
The effect of different nitrogen containing compounds (sodium nitrate, ammonium nitrate, casein hydrolysate and calcium nitrate) as a nitrogen source was observed on the mycelial growth of different strains of S.
(2008), they synthesized hydroxyapatite nanorods with wet precipitation method, employing calcium nitrate tetrahydrate and ammonium phosphate dibasic like precursors of the reaction, also, they added gelatin at the aqueous solution of calcium nitrate to serve like covering of fibers, the obtained aqueous solutions were centrifuged to separate phases during 30 min at 10000 rpm and 8000 rpm.
Flower induction was performed using calcium nitrate and water stress, while weeds were controlled using a mechanical mower between the crop rows.
For the mean values of calcium source, C>A>B (C, B and A represents calcium acetate, calcium chloride and calcium nitrate respectively), suggesting that calcium acetate can promote the formation of calcium carbonate.
The actual is development of energy saving technologies of calcium nitrate production containing additional nutrients, primarily through improvement of prior preparation processes of calcium material acid treatment.
Given that both of these minerals easily move from grapevine roots to shoots, calcium nitrate is highly effective in stimulating shoot metabolism and growth.