Highly Concentrated Composition of NBPT in Water Soluble Packaging
O Uremax NBPT 500 is a technological innovation that presents 50% of NBPT in its formulation, minimizing with agronomic efficiency the losses by ammonia volatilization when the urea is applied at the soil.
Ø Losses of N by NH3 volatilization
Urea is currently one of the most widely used compounds in the word, nevertheless, urea-based compositions can lose up to 70% N by NH3 volatilization when urea undergoes enzymatic hydrolysis.
The enzyme urease, responsible for the urea hydrolysis, is common in nature and is present in microorganisms, plants and animals. Urease activity is higher in plants and residues than in soil, so soils containing crop residues (no-till, areas managed with plant residues on the soil surface) tend to have higher urease activity.
Ø Factors that interfere in the volatilization of N- urea:
Soil pH: At pH conditions close to or above 7.0, the hydroxyl content (OH-) is higher and the equilibrium of the reaction is favored to the right, formingNH3 which is volatile.
ü Sustainable product, without the addition of solvents and with rational use of natural resources.
ü High concentration of product, with 50% of the active ingredient NBPT.
ü Biodegradable, inert and water soluble packaging.
ü There is no need to dispose of the packaging, since no IBC’s are used.
ü Higher stability of active ingredient NBPT and the greater shelf life.
ü Concentration guarantee.
ü Best Cost x benefit in transportation and storage.