superphosphate


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su·per·phos·phate

 (so͞o′pər-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
1. An acid phosphate.
2. A mixture of gypsum and monobasic calcium phosphate resulting from the action of sulfuric acid on phosphate rock, used as a fertilizer.

superphosphate

(ˌsuːpəˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a mixture of the diacid calcium salt of orthophosphoric acid Ca(H2PO4)2 with calcium sulphate and small quantities of other phosphates: used as a fertilizer
2. (Elements & Compounds) a salt of phosphoric acid formed by incompletely replacing its acidic hydrogen atoms; acid phosphate; hydrogen phosphate

su•per•phos•phate

(ˌsu pərˈfɒs feɪt)

n.
1. a mixture of calcium acid phosphate and calcium sulfate, used chiefly as a fertilizer.
2. a mixture prepared with phosphoric acid and containing about 45 percent of soluble phosphates, used as a fertilizer.
[1790–1800]
Translations

superphosphate

[ˌsuːpəˈfɒsfeɪt] Nsuperfosfato m
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(TAP) - It was decided to immediately stop the activity of the triple superphosphate (TSP) production unit operated by the Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT) and located at Road of Sfax km 4, the Ministry of Industry and SMEs said in a statement.
Sales of fertiliser-grade bauxite from Bald Hill are growing as the superphosphate fertiliser made by acid-processing of ABx bauxite is gaining strong sales
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[USPRwire, Thu Jul 18 2019] Superphosphate is an advantageous fertilizer comprising a mixture of the di-acid calcium salt of ortho-phosphoric acid coupled with calcium sulphate and some other phosphates.
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 18 2019] Superphosphate is an advantageous fertilizer comprising a mixture of the di-acid calcium salt of ortho-phosphoric acid coupled with calcium sulphate and some other phosphates.
He said the share of Arab exports in world markets had reached 71 per cent phosphate rock, 81 per cent superphosphate, 49 per cent ammonia, 25 per cent urea and 41 percent of other products.
115,900 tons of nitrogen fertilizers (ammonium nitrate, carbamide), 23,500 tons phosphate fertilizers (ammophos, superphosphate, nitroammophos, diammophoska) and 1,600 tons of potash fertilizers were exported to Kyrgyzstan.
Farmers must use one bag of Diammonium phosphate (DAP), one bag of Sulphate of Potash (SOP) or one bag of triple superphosphate with one and a half sack of Urea and one bag of SOP on per acre of land, he maintained.
The treatments applied in the presence of liming were: (1) single superphosphate and urea, (2) single superphosphate and ammonium sulfate, (3) reactive natural phosphate and urea, (4) reactive natural phosphate and ammonium sulfate.
Il s'agit, notamment, du demantelement de toutes les unites polluantes et non polluantes de l'usine SIAPE (Societe industrielle d'Acide Phosphorique et d'engrais) et de l'arret definitif de la production du triple et du single superphosphate et du transport du soufre par camion ou train.
Super juice, prepared from single superphosphate fertilizer, has been used in dairy management practices in Australia mentioned by Radostitis et al.
4.6 million t/y of phosphate rock; over 700,000 t/y of phosphoric acid; 1 million t/y of triple superphosphate (TSP); 600,000 t/y of diammonium phosphate (DAP); 300,000 t/y of nitrogen-phosphate-potash (NPK); and 100,000 t/y of mono-ammonium phosphate.