Borax Decahydrate Agricultural Fertilizer is an essential element for plant development, growth, crop yielding and seed development by helping the transfer of water and nutrition in plants. It is essential in the balance between sugar and starch, and functions in the movement of sugar and carbohydrates.
Chemical analysis of Borax Decahydrate
- Appearance: White, odourless, crystalline solid specific gravity:1.71
- Vapour pressure: Negligible @ 20°C
- Solubility in water:4.71% @ 20°C; 65.64% @ 100°C
- Melting point:62°C (144°F) (heated in closed space)pH @ 20°C:9.3 (0.1% solution); 9.2 (1.0% solution); 9.3(4.7% solution)
- Molecular weight:381.37
Handling and storage of Borax Decahydrate Agricultural Fertilizer
No special handling precautions are required, but dry, indoor storage is recommended. To maintain package integrity and to minimize caking of the product, bags should be handled on a first-in, first-out basis. Good housekeeping procedures should be followed to minimize dust generation and accumulation. (NB: Borax is a water-soluble white powder that may, at high concentrations, cause damage to trees or vegetation by root absorption)
Agricultural benefits of Borax Decahydrate Agricultural Fertilizer
- Borax decahydrate helps in the formation of normal cell division, protein formation, and nitrogen metabolism.
- Borax decahydrate can be applied as a herbicide.
- It can also be used as a fungicide.
- This product helps to improved sugar transport rate via photosynthesis in the root region.
- Borax decahydrate helps in the regulation of hormone levels in the plant for growth and reproduction.
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