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Soluble phosphorus

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This form is measured after the digestion of the filtrate and should contain all filterable forms of phosphorus, both organic and inorganic that are converted to orthophosphate by the digestion process. However, the amount of phosphorus in this filterable pool is highly dependent on the filter used. The larger the effective pore size of the filter, the more particulate material that will pass through the filter, be digested, and be considered 'soluble'. (Secchi Dipin)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
N/ASoluble reactive phosphorus
Soluble unreactive phosphorus

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