Ferrous Sulphate is used in agricultural domain as the maintenance fertilizer. This chemical has rich content of iron which is beneficial for the crops. With the use of ferrous sulphate, the chlorophyll production is assured to be better. Iron, which is present in it, also helps the enzymes responsible for photosynthesis and respiration. It has outstanding water solubility and can be sprayed on crops. Also, it is fantastic soil acidifying agent.
|Molecular formula||FeSO4. 7H2O|
|Molar mass||278.05 g/mol|
|Melting point||70 °C|
|Solubility in water||48.6 g/100 mL (heptahydrate) (50 °C)|
|Solubility||Insoluble in alcohol|