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Old 05-08-2009, 11:24 PM
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So composters produce ammonium... From there - nitrifying bacteria turn it into No2- or what might be called.. Nitrites.

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They become Nitrates because of the activity of 'Nitrifying Bacteria' - known as - NO3- ...

From there they are either - asimilated into the plant directly , as NO3- or - the NO3- dissipates into the atmosphere.

Is that a fair assesment of the chart??!?
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Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
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