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Rock Phosphate Availability and Long-Term Effectiveness

Rock phosphate provides extended release of plant available phosphorus season long and over multiple years according to research. Dissolution Soluble phosphate is an indicator of plant available phosphate in the soil (Chien and Hammond, 1978). Dissolution of rock phosphate is...
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Soil Availability from Rock Phosphate

Study by Elston Solberg (March, 2017) Overview Phosphate is a vital element for plant growth and the second most important plant nutrient after nitrogen.  The base source for most phosphate fertilizers is rock phosphate.  Direct application of rock phosphate has...
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Improving Rock Phosphate Availability

Phosphorous is the second macronutrient after nitrogen essential for plant growth.  Rock Phosphate in its raw form is usually bound with calcium and silica oxides. In order, to improve the phosphate availability from the raw product, rock phosphate typically is...
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Rock Phosphate and the Environment

Phosphorus is one of the major macro elements required for plant growth.  Farmers can source and apply phosphorous to phosphate deficient farm land using a variety of commercial processed phosphate fertilizers or in its more natural form as rock phosphate...
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Improve Organic Production with Rock Phosphate

“A 35.8% YIELD INCREASE WAS CALCULATED FROM 95 TREATMENT COMPARISONS” Phosphorus (P) is essential for all living organisms. Plants must have phosphorus for normal growth and maturity. Phosphorus plays a role in photosynthesis, respiration, energy storage and transfer, cell division, cell enlargement and several other processes in plants. In...
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