Chemical Engineering - Fertiliser Technology - Discussion


A nitrogenous fertiliser contains 20% N2. It could be

[A]. ammonium nitrate.
[B]. calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN).
[C]. urea.
[D]. ammonium chloride.

Answer: Option B


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Ash said: (May 5, 2016)  
The nitrogen in CAN is made up by the slow ammonium nitrogen and the fast nitrate nitrogen at equal ratio, therefore, it can be applied for both top dressing and basic fertiliza­tion for any kind of soil types and vegetation.

Vishnu said: (Jun 19, 2018)  
CAN have 25 % and ammonium sulphate has 20% N2.

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