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Vocabulary Term Details

Reactive phosphate

Definition (

Although reactive phosphate is comprised largely of orthophosphates, it may include easily hydrolyzable inorganic and organic forms of phosphorus (APHA, 1989, Baldwin, 1998).

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
Reactive phosphate maybe measured in both filtered (dissolved Soluble Reactive Phosphate, the most commonly measured form of SRP) or unfiltered (Total reactive phosphate TRP)

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
N/ATotal reactive phosphate
Soluble reactive phosphate

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