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mu·ri·ate

(myū'rē-āt),
Former term for chloride.
[L. muria, brine]

muriate

(mūr′ē-āt) [L. muria, brine]
Former term for chloride.
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Key Players Mentioned in the Global Muriate of Potash (MOP) Market Research Report:
(34) Accordingly, Latta proposed a serum that comprised of a pound of water (that had previously been boiled for half an hour and allowed to cool) be saturated with half a drachm of protoxide of nitrogen and eight grains of muriate of soda.
Fertiliser was usually applied first at planting in September (50 kg N/ha), along with superphosphate (60kgP/ha) and muriate of potash (150kg K/ha).
Total off-take of fertilizer surged by 23.8 per cent due to a subsidy of Rs500 per bag of Sulphate of Potash (SOP) / Muriate of Potash (MOP) has been announced.
The search for the ideal composition has continued ever since, starting with Thomas Latta's recipe of 'two drachms of muriate, and two scruples of carbonate of soda, to sixty ounces of water' in 1832.
Maruti blends raw material such as single super phosphate (SSP), di-ammonium phosphate (DAP), and muriate of potash (MOP), to manufacture granular NPK (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium) fertilisers.
Potassium as muriate of potash was applied to the 4 treatments (HP-FP, HP-Mix, LP-FP, LP-Mix) as side-dressings during each crop based on soil-test results.
Muriate of potash (potassium chloride) is the carrier commonly added to a fertilizer.
The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of ammonium sulfate (AM) and muriate of potash (MOP) fertilizers on survival and development of immature stages of Cx.
The fertilizer consisted of 300 kg [ha.sup.-1] of N:P:K [2:3:2: (22) + Zn] mixed with 100 kg [ha.sup.-1] single superphosphate and 100 kg [ha.sup.-1] of muriate of potash (Anon., 1991).
For example, one formula we came across called for "muriate of mercury [whatever that is] dissolved in alcohol [which kind not specified] plus a pint of water and a little whitening." It was applied, allowed to dry, wiped off, and reapplied over a two- or three-day period to produce "a beautiful brown finish on inferior barrels."
How much of each carrier would you have to add to make 1 ton (2000 lb) of a 5-15-5 fertilizer blend if the starting materials were urea (46-0-0), superphosphate (0-20-0), and muriate of potash (0-0-60)?