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yuh ree uh

  • n  the chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics

  • Cattle fed on synthetic urea like it and grow fat.
  • Mix urea, soil and calcium, inject a little bit o' bug and voil! The cementer bug feeds on urea and deposits calcite, which cements the soil together and turns shifting sand .
  • He also had over 100 pounds of urea sulfate white powder and eight ounces of nitroglycerine mixture.
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  • How to Grow Big Tomatoes
    It’s not big plants you’re after Dr. Francis Gouin Last fall I met a Bay Weekly reader who had perfected the art of growing big tomato plants . Without testing the soil in his 1,500-square-foot garden, he spread half of a bag of 10-10-10, about 20 pounds. While planting his tomatoes, he added a handful of urea fertilizer, which contains 46 percent nitrogen. He used the same planting method for ...
    June 20, 2013 - Bay Weekly

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