rock phosphate


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rock phosphate

a mined mineral used as a fertilizer and as a dietary phosphorus supplement for animals. Some deposits of the mineral contain high levels of fluorine and its use as a feed supplement leads to poisoning in the livestock. See also fluorosis.
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with export wheat cargo from Punjab to Gwadar and import cargo of rock phosphate, seeds and scrap etc.
During his visit, both countries have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mining and beneficiation of Rock Phosphate and Muriate of Phosphate (MOP) and other important raw materials.
Under the MoU, JPMC will supply the BCIC with 150 thousand M/T of rock phosphate, and 120 thousand tons of phosphoric acid used as row materials for high value added fertilizer industry.
Need of the hour is to find out certain other approaches in order to expl it indigenous rock phosphate resources in bioavailable form without compromising yield.
Determination of released P by the evaluated strains was carried out in SRS culture broth (Sundara and Sinha, 1963; Nautiyal, 1999) and SRS broth supplemented with rock phosphate (RP) named SRS-RP, in all cases all the assays were realized in triplicate.
For phosphate solubilization study, thirty four isolates including control was tested the degree of phosphate solubilization using rock phosphate.
The KPT in a statement on Friday, said that amongst the deep draft vessels visiting the port nine carried coal, two general cargo and one rock phosphate.
6] were plated on sabouraud dextrose agar plate incorporated with rock phosphate.
Minemakers and UCL Resources are currently involved in a scrip tug of war for the sole control of the project expected to produce 3 million tonnes of marketable rock phosphate concentrate per annum.
The Ammaroo Phosphate Project now includes 11 granted exploration licences covering the Barrow Creek 1 and Ammaroo 1 rock phosphate deposits; new Exploration Licenses on Murray Downs Station, further west; two exploration licence applications to the northwest; and a Mineral Lease Application MLA 29463 over the Barrow Creek 1 resource.
In this paper the effectiveness of poultry manure, cow dung, calcium phosphate and rock phosphate in immobilizing As, Cr and Cu in chromated-copper-arsenate (CCA) contamination soil is examined.