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2011-07-21 13:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative manure treatment project on a Lancaster County farm will help reduce nutrient run-off into the Chesapeake Bay as part of Pennsylvania's continuing efforts to improve the bay's health. Kreider Farms, a 2,200-cow dairy in Mount Joy, Lancaster County, today unveiled a micro-aerobic digestion project that provides on-farm treatment of manure that will significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous that might...

2011-06-28 14:38:46

Researchers from the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology have found that certain neotropical stream ecosystems rely almost entirely on a single fish species known as the banded tetra for the critical nutrient phosphorus.

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2011-06-03 10:59:35

Scientists discover how "Didymo" algae bloom in pristine waters with few nutrients.

2011-06-01 14:36:22

An article published in the June issue of BioScience describes the early scale-up stage of a new biotechnology with environmental benefits and possible commercial potential.

2011-05-06 14:23:48

In their eagerness to cut nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico, people have often sought simple explanations for the problem: too many large animal operations, for instance, or farmers who apply too much fertilizer, which then flows into waterways.

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 an...

2011-03-29 13:37:48

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.

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.

2011-03-22 03:00:00

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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.


Latest Phosphorus Reference Libraries

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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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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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