Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of nitrochalk in English:
noun[mass noun] trademark
A mixture of chalk and ammonium nitrate, used as fertilizer.
- Over-limed soils or those heavily dressed with nitrochalk are also at risk from Zn / Co unavailability.
- Both the increasing influence of calcium, nitrochalk and potassium and the decreasing influence of phosphate and ammonium salt are well-known.
- For example, ammonium nitrate and limestone blends are prilled for the production of a fertilizer material commonly called nitrochalk, nitrolime or ammonium nitrate-limestone.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.