Phosphorus is nearly the most widely and evenly distributed element on the surface of the earth, and probably the most subdivided. From a laboratory curiosity in the seventeeth century, it became recognized as a fundamental element of life and a large chemical commodity, improving agriculture and industry like very few other discoveries by men have done.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Chemical Technology|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2005|