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Nitrification

Nitrification is the transformation of ammonia nitrogen to nitrates.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Nitrification
- The act, process, or result of combining with nitrogen or some of its compounds.
- The act or process of oxidizing nitrogen or its compounds so as to form nitrous or nitric acid.
- A process of oxidation, in which nitrogenous vegetable and animal matter in the presence of air, moisture, and some basic substances, as lime or alkali carbonate, is converted into nitrates.
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