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Te Reo Pūtaiao

pākawa ota

nitrate (NO3-)

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Koia nei te pāhare o te waikawa hauota. He tino meha te pākawa ota, ā, ka mitia e te pakiaka tipu hei hanga pūmua mōna. Nā te nui o te whakahaumako e ruia ana ki ngā pāmu, me te pākawa ota kei roto i te whakahaumako, ka rere te parahanga ki ngā manga me ngā awa o te rohe.

The salt of nitric acid. Nitrates are very soluble, and are absorbed by plant roots for manufacturing protein. The large amount of nitrogen fertiliser being spread on farm pasture can result in nitrate pollution running into the waterways.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki te pākawa ota i roto i te hurihanga hauota?

He mea nui te pākawa ota i roto i te oranga o te pūnaha hauropi.

Mā te huakita e huri ai te hauota o te kōhauhau hei pākawa ota.

Takenga Mai

pākawa (pāhare - salt, ester), (waikawa - acid) - '~ate'

ota (hauota) - nitrogen

KUPU KĒ ATU

naiate (kupu mino)

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki te pākawa ota i roto i te hurihanga hauota?

He mea nui te pākawa ota i roto i te oranga o te pūnaha hauropi.

Mā te huakita e huri ai te hauota o te kōhauhau hei pākawa ota.