Emission Factor

Inorganic potassium fertiliser - as k2o (market for inorganic potassium fertiliser - as K2O)

Emission factor summary

Emissions generated by the activity within the product supply chain as described in ecoinvent v3.10. The product inorganic potassium fertiliser as K2O' describes a substance which is supplying the nutrient of Potassium to plants. The product represents an equivalent form of Potassium that is present in the fertiliser and is expressed as a mass of potassium oxide (K2O). The term "inorganic" refers to the source of nutrient being produced from chemical or artificial materials. Modelling this substance in a solution requires the user to add the solvent of their choice in their models. Based on EU regulations (REGULATION (EU) 2019/1009) when this substance is used as fertiliser the N-P-K can vary depending on the fertiliser. The cut-off classification is allocatable product. The activity type is market activity. The reference product amount is 1.

NameInorganic potassium fertiliser - as k2o (market for inorganic potassium fertiliser - as K2O)
CategoryArable Farming
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Year Released
Emission Factor
  • CO2e0000kg/kg
LCA Activity
Refer to source
Supported CO2e Calculation Method
AR5, AR6

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