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Nitrogen, phosphate (phosphorus) and potash (potassium) in that order are represented by the three numbers on a fertilizer's label (called the analysis), which indicates the percentage of those nutrients contained in the fertilizer.
Revenue from metals, minerals and consumer products jumped 36 percent to C$190 million, while potash surged 38 percent to C$109 million.
The unnamed Russian billionaire cited by the Trump company’s lawyers is Dmitry Rybolovlev, whose financial empire springs from his companies’ production of potash, often used for fertilizer.
Rybolovlev made most of his $10 billion fortune in Russia from the sale of potash producer Uralkali OJSC.
Potassium alum, or potash, a mineral found in the mountains around Oaxaca, is used as a mordant, holding the dye to the yarn.
By contrast, potash prices are down by more than half from their 2008 and 2009 highs, and the mining technology is well established.
BHP Billiton is weighing a risky oil and potash diversification strategy.
Pearl ash, a more refined version of potash, was briefly also used a pre-baking soda food leavener, writes food history blogger Sarah Lohman.
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