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Potassium fertilizers

Of or relating to any inorganic substance used as a source of potassium nutrition for plants in order to encourage faster growth.

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Potassium fertilizers

Potash

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

Potash is the only source of potassium fertilizer; there are no practical substitutes. Potash helps improve a plant's disease resistance and crop quality, and increases yields. The word potash is ...

Liquid fertilisers

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

Fertiliser either in solution (plant nutrients are dissolved in liquid); or in suspension, (a saturated solution in which some plant nutrients are suspended by gelling clay.

Mixed fertiliser

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

Fertilisers that contain more than one nutrient. The nutrient breakdown is always stated in the same order, and is referred to in the industry as NPK (nitrogen, phosphate, potash). For example, ...

Capacity

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

The amount of a nutrient a company can produce annually.

Feedstock

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

A raw material that is used to make other products.

Constructed capacity

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

A term that indicates the state when a mechanical construction of a capacity expansion is complete but ramp-up to full operating rates has not yet been achieved.

Potassium oxide (K2O)

Agricultural chemicals; Potassium fertilizers

A term used in the fertiliser industry to define potassium content. To convert KCl product tonnes to K2O, multiply by 0.61.

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