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MAP is an acidifying fertiliser that is often used in the blending of dry agricultural fertilisers and it can supply the soil with N and P in plantavailable forms.
The findings, published online January 15 in Nature Climate Change, could go a long way toward explaining curious sensory changes observed in fish exposed to acidifying waters, says neurobiologist Andrew Dittman of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, who was not affiliated with the study.
He has made seminal contributions to the field of freshwater acidification, including important work on the fate and status of river birds living on acidifying streams.
Possible new EU rules could follow on acidifying wine with lactic acid or malic acid; dealcoholisation; and using ions exchange resins (cationics) for tartaric stabilisation: all covered by OIV--not EU--standards.
In addition to the long-term threat of a steadily acidifying ocean, sea creatures are facing a more immediate danger from climate change: falling icebergs.
ASS discharges are capable of acidifying estuarine water to around pH 3 for weeks at a time (Sammut et al.
Commercial products may also contain an acidifying agent which will kill bacteria.
With this protocol we were able to test the effects on the stability of both metanephrines and catecholamines in samples that were left standing at room temperature for up to 8 days (d vs a or b) and acidifying during (c vs a or b) or after the first 24 h at room temperature (e vs a or b) and (e vs d).
If you add peat moss, which is also acidifying, make sure you also add some washed sand (one part sand for every two of peat).
Rutka: In other parts of the world, physicians successfully use a variety of topical acidifying solutions and antiseptics.
Kunte found that separating the overall digestion process into discrete acidifying and methanogenic stages--thereby isolating the acidogenic bacteria in their own tank--resulted in complete eradication of live pathogens.
The alum acts as an acidifying agent, while zeolite--often used in kitty litter--acts as a sequestering agent, turning slurries into nitrogen-rich, slow-release fertilizer.
The Directive is designed to restrict emissions of acidifying and eutrophising pollutants and ozone precursors in order to improve air quality throughout the EU.
The carbon dioxide is removed, after acidifying the solution, by purging with nitrogen or argon.
While the Clean Air Act Amendments focus has been on sulfate reductions, recent information has shown that nitrate is also an important acidifying chemical, especially during the spring snowmelt period when streams and lakes are most acidic.