Origin of tankage
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Tankage may be used in part, and in it the nitrogen costs very little more per pound.
The manufacturer gets his supply of phosphoric acid from rock, bone, or tankage exactly as does the home-mixer.
If half the required nitrogen per acre, or 4½ pounds, is wanted in tankage, 50 pounds of the tankage will supply it.
More often the tankage provided is insufficient, and thousands of barrels escape.
In Louisiana large quantities of tankage, cotton-seed meal, and acid phosphate are used to fertilize cane-fields.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
- the capacity or contents of a tank or tanks
- the act of storing in a tank or tanks, or a fee charged for such storage
- fertilizer consisting of the dried and ground residues of animal carcasses
- a protein supplement feed for livestock
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