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2014-09-16 23:09:04

Americas Petrogas' GrowMax subsidiary begins the process of analyzing 34 drill cores for Sechura rock phosphate (Bayovar, Peru). These 34 drill cores are separate and distinct from the Company’s announcement of a discovery of near-surface phosphates on the Bayovar 6 concession (see August 28, 2014 news release). Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Americas Petrogas Inc. (TSX-V:BOE) and its subsidiary, GrowMax Agri Corp., (collectively, “Americas Petrogas” or the...

2014-04-30 08:24:57

DUBLIN, Apr. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4kp7h2/phosphate) has announced the addition of the "Phosphate Fertilizers Market by Active Ingredient, Crop Type & By Geography: Trends & Forecasts To 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Phosphorus is an essential nutrient required for plant growth. It helps in root development, plant maturation, and seed development. Together with...

2013-11-18 20:41:52

Two billion years ago the Earth system was recovering from perhaps the single-most profound modification of its surface environments: the oxygenation of the atmosphere and oceans. This led to a series of major changes in global biogeochemical cycles, as a team around Aivo Lepland of the Norwegian Geological Survey NGU reports in the latest online edition of "Nature Geoscience". This also resulted in the distribution of one of life's key elements, phosphorous. Studies on the unique...


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2005-05-25 19:15:16

In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...

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