By James Randi
During this extraordinary encyclopedia, James Randi casts his cynical eye at the doubtful genes of the occult and the supernatural. With 666 entries and hundreds of thousands of illustrations all through, this booklet examines the shady international of manipulators, occultists, and shamanists in microscopic element. issues contain Jeane Dixon's lengthy string of failed predictions, the frilly hoax surrounding the secret of the Abominable Snowman, and masses extra.
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Several factors, some of which are interrelated, influence PR dissolution in soil. a. , 1986; Kanabo and Gilkes, 1988; Chien and Hammond, 1989). , 1986): Ca10(P04)6FZ + 12H+ = 10Ca2+ + 6H z P04 + 2F-. K. K. De Datta It follows from reaction (e) that the law of mass action favors PR dissolution in soil solution under conditions oflow (1) soil pH, (2) soil exchangeable Ca2+ , and (3) P in soil solution. Cook (1935) and Graham (1955), while investigating the solubility and plant growth in hydrogen (H-) and Ca-saturated systems, concluded that the H-ion-solubilized PR colloidal systems caused greater PR dissolution by providing a sink for the released Ca.
A better understanding of the reactions of PR in soils will be useful in assessing on which soils PR sources could be best used. Several factors, some of which are interrelated, influence PR dissolution in soil. a. , 1986; Kanabo and Gilkes, 1988; Chien and Hammond, 1989). , 1986): Ca10(P04)6FZ + 12H+ = 10Ca2+ + 6H z P04 + 2F-. K. K. De Datta It follows from reaction (e) that the law of mass action favors PR dissolution in soil solution under conditions oflow (1) soil pH, (2) soil exchangeable Ca2+ , and (3) P in soil solution.
III. Reactions of Phosphorus Fertilizers in Soil A. , 1980). Discussion in this paper, however, will be restricted mainly to the reactions of superphosphates, the most widely used among the soluble phosphatic fertilizers. These reactions also help to understand the changes that phosphate rocks and partially acidulated phosphate rocks undergo in soils, as directly applied fertilizers. Monocalcium phosphate (MCP) is the essential phosphate component in superphosphates. 48) metastable triple point solution (MTPS) of MCP, dicalcium phosphate dihydrate (DCPD), and phosphoric acid.