Phosphate Cylce


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  • Weathering
  • Mr. Phosphate is held captive by the rock tribe. Well when it was raining one day, Mr. Phosphate escaped into the soil and water
  • Inorganic in rocks
  • Running from the rock tribe Mr. Phosphate decides to take the river.
  • Inorganic into rivers
  • Finally escaping the clutches of the rock tribe, Mr. Phosphate enters the open oceans.
  • Mr. Phosphate is captured by the soil tribe.
  • Inorganic phosphate is absorbed into the soil of the ocean.
  • Inorganic phosphate into oceans.
  • Over the course of many years Mr. Phosphate is traded between the soil tribe, and the mainland tribe.
  • Inorganic phosphate is uplifted over time.
  • Mr. Phosphate is then traded to the plant tribe, over time the plant tribe is destroyed by the deer.
  • Inorganic phosphate is consumed by plants, and is then turned into organic phosphate when plants are consumed by animals.
  • Now that the deer has decomposed, Mr. Phosphate was released back into the mainland tribe.
  • While in the soil, organic forms of phosphate can be made available to plants by bacteria that break down organic matter to inorganic forms of phosphorus.
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