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Synonyms for phosphorus

a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells

a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky

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Geological Survey team, this cost-effective and environmentally friendly water filter system uses discarded mining byproducts, called mine drainage ochre, as the primary filtering agent to remove phosphorus from municipal and agricultural waste waters.
Phosphorus in feed that's not used by animals is released into the environment and can pollute water.
The US-led coalition has admitted to using munitions loaded with white phosphorus, with a New Zealand general disclosing it earlier this week.
On June 9, 2017, the US-led coalition acknowledged using the internationally banned white phosphorus munitions in its strikes in Raqqa.
Highest head diameter, number of achenes per head, 1000-achene weight, achene yield, achene and stover nitrogen content, achene and stover phosphorus content and BCR was obtained with 100% P + dual inoculation.
We hypothesized that jump exercise would change the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in rats when compared to the rats in the control groups.
Effects of genetic breeding and other factors such as ambient temperature, physiological state, and age on phosphorus requirement for growing pigs are well understood among nutritionists.
The experiment was conducted at the College Farm, Anand Agricultural University, Anand during 2008 to study the response of summer green gram to vermicompost and phosphorus with and without PSB inoculation.
From 2005 to 2012, ASABE member Kevin King, an agricultural engineer at the USDA-ARS Soil Drainage Research Unit in Columbus, Ohio, monitored phosphorus levels in the discharge from six tile drains and the outlet of a headwater watershed in central Ohio.
Both plant sites were sources for phosphorus contamination in the groundwater, though the processes that led to the problem differ.
Key words: Phosphorus use efficiency incubation clay content soil series Dera Ismail Khan Pakistan.
Much of the phosphorus contained in the body is combined with calcium to form the structure of bones and teeth.
DALLAS--More than one-third of Americans have a high dietary phosphorus intake and an all-cause mortality rate that is more than double that of Americans with lower dietary phosphorus consumption, based on a large observational study.
ClickPress, Mon Sep 30 2013] The phosphorus and its derivatives market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.
Phosphorus is widely used in agriculture and is an essential component in fertilisers and animal feed, but it is a resource that has no substitute.