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Grouping Soil Organisms

1. Based on the size Based on its size, the soil organisms or biological soil bodies were categorized into three groups, namely (1) Makrobia land, if the size above 10 mm, (2) Mesobia, if the size of 0,2- 10 mm, and (3) Microbes, if the size of <0.2 mm (200 mm). 2. Based on How to Acquire Energy Based on ...

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Measurement of Nitrate and Nitrite

A. Nitrate Determination of nitrate-nitrogen used brucine method with reagents brucine and concentrated sulfuric acid. brucine reactions with nitric yellow forming compounds. the reaction speed is greatly influenced by the heat of solution. heating is done by adding a solution of concentrated sulfuric acid. Nitrate content measurement in addition to using brucine method can also use methods Cadnium Reduction Methode, ...

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Plankton in Water

Generally the presence of plankton in the waters will be affected by the type of waters (flowing or stagnant), chemical quality Dahn physics waters (eg temperature, brightness, flow, pH, CO2 content is free, etc.) and their competitors plankton predators. In the stagnant waters where plankton will vary from time to time and different in occupied space or body of water, ...

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Measuring Phosphate Content In Water

Phosphate present in natural water or wastewater as compound orthophosphate, polyphosphate and organic phosphate. Each phosphate compound is present in dissolved form, suspended or bound in the cells of organisms in the water. orthophosphate is an inorganic phosphate, is one form of phosphorus (P) dissolved in water. Orthophospate is benttuk phosphor that can be directly utilized by plant organisms (phytoplankton ...

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Flow Velocity and Debit Water

The movement of water or water flow required for the availability of food for microorganisms and oxygen. In addition to avoiding the reef of the deposition process. The presence of water slurry caused by the movement of water will produce oxygen in these waters. In general, when a body of water has a fairly swift current, then the level of ...

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Tools Refractometer

Refractometer is an instrument used to measure the level / concentration of dissolved materials for instance: Sugar, Salt, Protein etc. The working principle of a refractometer as the name suggests is to utilize the refraction of light. As shown in Figure 28 below a straw dipped in a glass of water will look terbengkok. In the second picture a straw ...

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