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Nitrite

Last updated: March 9, 2018

What Does Nitrite Mean?

Nitrite is a salt or ester of nitrous acid, which is a monobasic acid known only in a solution and in the form of a salt. In horticulture, nitrite is one of the ions a plant uses to convert nutrients to real energy.

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Maximum Yield Explains Nitrite

Nitrite is produced through the oxidation of nitric oxide.

Nitrite is primarily present in and utilized by the vascular system or vascular tissue where it produces a form of nitric oxide. This nitric oxide is beneficial for the promotion of growth and strengthening of the vascular tissue.

Nitrite is one of the many ions used by a plant in conjunction with the assimilation and utilization of nitrogen as a nutrient.

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