TITLE

Security vital to deter thefts of ammonium nitrate

AUTHOR(S)
Holman, Mark
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Crops;2/11/2012, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the importance of security that helps in preventing thefts related to ammonium nitrate in Great Britain. It mentions that ammonium nitrate which is the main ingredient of home-made explosives, is a best source of nitrogen for soil. It mentions that record keeping and stock checking are the important part of secure storage related to ammonium nitrate.
ACCESSION #
73201713

 

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