Definition of fulvic acid in English:

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fulvic acid

Pronunciation: /ˈfəlvik/ Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝ol-/


A highly soluble organic phenol found in humus that chelates elemental mineral nutrients.
Example sentences
  • By comparing weights of extracted organic matter fractions (glomalin, humic acid, fulvic acid, and particulate organic matter), Nichols found four times more glomalin than humic acid.
  • Preliminary findings suggest that rotenone or the humic and fulvic acid treatments can slightly reduce staining.
  • Organomineralization has also been used to denote early diagenetic precipitation triggered by residual organic compounds such as fulvic acids, an area not treated here.

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Syllabification: ful·vic ac·id

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