A phosphorus based fertilizer


phosphorus-based fertilizer that is produced by reacting ammonia and phosphoric acid. DAP is the most widely used phosphorus fertilizer in the world, as it provides a balanced ratio of nitrogen and phosphorus and is suitable for most soils and crops. DAP can be applied to the soil before or during planting or as a top dressing. DAP enhances the root development and flowering of the plants, but it also can cause soil acidity and nutrient imb