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acid recoverable phosphorus  


  • Total acid recoverable phosphorus, includes dissolved fraction plus that which was present in particulates but dissolved by acidification of the unfiltered sample to 1% with concentrated high purity nitric acid, without heating. This acidification takes place upon sampling and prior to cold storage and subsequent analysis.

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  • dissolved plus acid recoverable phosphorus.
  • total acid available phosphorous
  • total acid recoverable phosphorous


  • dgwr


  • dgwr


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