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Definition of phosphate

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Definition as written by Terry:

Phosphate is the second number in the NPK ratio


It promotes root establishment and formation, and flowering. It is sold in several forms including rock phosphate (NPK 0-25-0); super phosphate (NPK 0-20-0); and triple super phosphate (NPK 0-45-0). It is found naturally in banana peels, cottonseed meal, dried blood and bone meal.


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