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Homework Help: Sulfur in fertiliser

  1. Mar 17, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    I'd just like to know why fertiliser producers refer to "the percentage by mass of sulfur present as sulfate" in their fertilisers?

    Thanks!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 17, 2010 #2
    Do you know the solubility rules for sulfates, sulfides and elemental sulfur?
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 #3
    Nope. Unfortunately i don't :(
     
  5. Mar 17, 2010 #4

    chemisttree

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    So they don't have to speciate it.
     
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