Definition of nitrochalk in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪtrəʊtʃɔːk/


[mass noun] trademark
A mixture of chalk and ammonium nitrate, used as fertilizer.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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