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nitrify

(nī′trə-fī′)
tr.v. nitri·fied, nitri·fying, nitri·fies
1. To oxidize (an ammonia compound) into a nitrite or (a nitrite) into a nitrate, especially by the action of nitrifying bacteria.
2. To treat or combine with nitrogen or compounds containing nitrogen.

ni′tri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ni′tri·fi′er n.
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was nitrified in the presence of DMPP (38%) than in the presence of DCD (51%) or ATC (59%).
However, much of applied N will be nitrified and some leached with accompanying base cations.
Recirculate nitrified RBC effluent to anoxic reactor for denitrification and alkalinity recovery.
The product is a mixture or organic and natural sources such as reactive phosphate rock, magnesite, gupsum, volcanic rock and lime nitrified brown coal, or lignite, providing small amounts of humic acid,
Higher soil nitrate and electrical conductivity values and lower soil pH for the NM treatment is reflective of a soil condition where organic residues have been mineralized and nitrified but the resultant nitrates produced are not taken up by plants.
Indeed, in these intensively managed vegetable soils, often excessive amounts of reduced N (urea fertiliser, organic matter additions) are applied, and this reduced N will thus be quickly nitrified and prone to losses if it is not taken up by the crop.
Almost all of the ammonium initially supplied by the application of ammonium nitrate was nitrified both in bare soil and in the presence of C.
In addition, the plant effluent must be nitrified and stay within a monthly average residual ammonia limit of 3 mg/L and turbidity must be less than 10 ntu.
This ammonium N is rapidly nitrified when the soil is again exposed to an environment conducive to activity of nitrifying organisms (35).
N in the field nitrified under laboratory conditions in response to (a) temporary inundation, such as could occur in the field, (b) N[H.