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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of oxidizing ammonium compounds in dead organic material into certain substances by soil bacteria;

Usage examples (32)
  • "The risk of the impact (of the ammonium nitrate) is nitrification, which is algae blooms,"
  • Laboratory experiments on rate of nitrification 185
  • Action of plant-roots in promoting nitrification 181
  • Rate of nitrification deduced from field experiments 187 for more
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