The consignment of fertiliser received from India has passed trial and can be used for local agriculture, the National Fertiliser Secretariat told the Agriculture Ministry.
These fertiliser stocks were subjugated to a series of trials in a laboratory in Sri Lanka and a standard report was obtained regarding the percentage of biuret that should be contained in fertiliser. Accordingly, it was confirmed that the biuret percentage is 0.9 per cent.
Conclusively, the National Fertiliser Secretariat has informed the Ministry that the new stock can be used for agriculture with no problem.
An early stock of fertiliser received to Sri Lanka revealed its biuret percentage to be 0.65 per cent as confirmed by three international reports.
The stock will be distributed through the Secretariat for crops including paddy and corn.