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Here is the difference between Original and Fake Fertiliser!
Original and fake fertilisers are sold in the market every day. In the field, spraying fake fertiliser is ineffective and the money of farmers is wasted. Today we are going to make you aware of some measures to identify original and fake fertilizers.
This is hard, granular, brown, black in colour and does not break by nails easily. If some DAP granules are rubbed with lime, it will emit a sharp odour that is unbearable. If it is heated on a hot plate slowly, it swells.
Genuine urea grains are white, shiny, uniform in size and round in shape. When the solution is touched, it is completely soluble in water and it feels cold. It melts when it is kept on a hot plate.
Sources - Krishi Jagran, April 10, 2019
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