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2011-04-11 08:56:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Second Acquisition in Recent Months in Rapidly-Growing Specialty Fertilizers Sector - Revenues from Specialty Fertilizers Market to Reach $650M ICL (TASE: ICL), a multinational fertilizer and specialty chemicals company, today announced that it acquired Grupo Empresarial Agromediterraneo, S.L., the holding company of Antonio Fuentes Mendez S.A., ("Fuentes"), Spain's largest producer of specialty fertilizers, for...

2011-03-29 13:37:48

Low-cost removal of slurry solids also a creates a higher nitrogen to phosphorus ratio Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer, but the challenge of finding an efficient use of the nutrients found in manure is ever present. The ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus in manure is low in relation to the nutrient needs of most crops. Therefore, crops tend to be overloaded with manure to meet the nitrogen requirement of agricultural crops, but the excess phosphorus from the process can damage the...

2011-03-29 10:32:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday American Regent, Inc. issued a letter regarding a product recall from February 2011. The text of the letter follows: Dear Healthcare Professional, Recently, American Regent, Inc. recalled Potassium Phosphates Injection, USP, 5mL Single Dose Vial, Lot# 0048, because some of the vials of this lot contained translucent visible particles that have been identified as glass delamination. The particles detected in Lot #0048 ranged in size...

2011-03-22 03:00:00

ScottsMiracle-Gro's lawn fertilizers in the U.S. to be phosphorus-free by the end of 2012; Company to focus innovation efforts on the use of nitrogen; New multi-year commitment to consumer education and outreach on World Water Day announced MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today launched new initiatives involving product changes and consumer...

2011-03-15 08:28:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board and OTCQB: BNET) announced today that construction of its initial Kreider Farm Project has proceeded on schedule and will be largely completed by the end of the month. The project is now transitioning into the equipment testing/shakedown stage. Bion's technical personnel and engineers are now working with Primus Engineering, the Project's General Contractor, to establish operational...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

LEBANON, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lebanon Seaboard Corporation, a leading manufacturer of fertilizers and grass seeds, launches GreenView lawn fertilizers with GreenSmart - an enhanced efficiency fertilizer, in time for spring lawn preparations. The GreenView with GreenSmart line includes phosphorus-free fertilizer products that increase the efficiency of nutrient absorption to promote deeper, stronger roots. The result is a robust, vibrant, drought-resistant lawn at an...

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2011-02-17 13:44:55

The U.N.'s environmental watchdog warned on Thursday that tons of throw-away plastic and massive runoff from chemical fertilizer are choking the world's oceans. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said in its annual Year Book report that the two sources of pollution threaten biodiversity, harm water quality, poison fish stocks and undermine coastal tourism. The report, which was released ahead of a key meeting next week of environment ministers in Nairobi, highlights the need to...

2011-02-16 09:15:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading retail mail-order pharmacy and GC America, a leading dental products company focused on research and development of dental materials, have partnered to distribute MI Paste, a professional dental product which helps strengthen your teeth to aid in keeping them cavity resistant. MI Paste and MI Paste Plus provides calcium and phosphate ions at the surfaces of the teeth. The active...

2011-02-15 15:08:56

Recalculating the global use of phosphorous, a fertilizer linchpin of modern agriculture, a team of researchers warns that the world's stocks may soon be in short supply and that overuse in the industrialized world has become a leading cause of the pollution of lakes, rivers and streams. Writing in the Feb. 14 edition of the journal Environmental Research Letters, Stephen Carpenter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Elena Bennett of McGill University report that the human use of...

2011-02-11 19:12:14

Attendees of ASU Sustainable Phosphorus Summit take heart, point to economic opportunities, new industry solutions to 'wicked problem' The problem with phosphorus, a critical element in fertilizers and food, is, as comedian Rodney Dangerfield would say, that it "can't get no respect." Increasingly scarce, yet commonly overused in agricultural fields, polluting streams and lakes, this essential component of our bones, our DNA, the periodic table and the dinner table may soon join oil on the...


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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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