nitrogation

noun
ni·​tro·​ga·​tion | \ ˌnī‧trəˈgāshən \
plural -s

Definition of nitrogation

: fertilization of the soil with nitrogen by the addition of anhydrous ammonia from pressure tanks to the irrigation water

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History and Etymology for nitrogation

nitr- + irrigation

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“Nitrogation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrogation. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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