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What does KNO3 stand for?

KNO3 stands for Potassium Nitrate

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The teenager, who was arrested at his home in Northamptonshire in February last year, also confessed to having sulphur powder and potassium nitrate.
Among the components found were bags of potassium nitrate, sulphur, saltpetre, pressure cookers and headlight bulbs, "all products or instruments useful in the making of what we call improvised explosives," Molins said.
These were potassium permanganate, aluminium powder, ammonium nitrate, carbon, sulphur, potassium nitrate, glycerol and iron oxide.
Mavi (2004) evaluated the effects of osmo-priming (using solution of potassium nitrate for 6 days at 24[degrees]C) and hydropriming (using distilled water with temperature of 30[degrees]C for 18 days) on watermelon germination under 3 different temperatures of 15, 25, and 38[degrees]C, coming to conclusion that no significant impact of osmopriming and hydro-priming would be found between 25 and 38[degrees]C on seed germination.