Ammonium nitrogen in nitrogen fertilizer
Jan 16, 2018

Ammonium nitrogen fertilizer include Ammonium sulphate, Ammonium chloride, Ammonium bicarbonate, Liquid ammonia, Ammonium hydroxide.

The general characteristics of the above ammonium nitrogen fertilizers are below:

1. Contain NH4+

2. Soluble in water and absorbed by crops easily

3. Easy to be adsorbed and fixed by soil colloid

4. Nitrification will occur

5. Ammonia is volatile in alkaline environment

6. High concentration poison crops esp. Seeding easily

7. Antagonism to absorption of Ca,Mg.K etc.