How many protons&neutrons does boron-11 have?

Answer Boron-11 has five protons and six neutrons. It is a non-radioactive (stable) isotope of boron. An isotope is an atom of an element which has the same number of protons and electrons but a different... Read More »

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What is the origin of the name Boron?

Boron, a chemical element, takes its name from a combination of the words borax and carbon. Identified as an element by Jons Jacob Berzelius in 1824, boron is commonly used in heat-resistant alloys... Read More »

What is the origin of the name'Boron'?

The element boron's name originates in a combination of borax (a chemical compound often used as a cleaning additive) and carbon. Borax's name is based upon the Persian word "burah" and the Arabic ... Read More »

How much boron should you use in a vegetable garden?

Very little in general. Boron occurs in very small amounts in soil - less than 1 part per million so you have to be very cautious in trying to correct it. The balance is upset by excess of the majo... Read More »

Is drione dust the same as boron?

Drione dust is made up of pyrethrums, piper-only butoxide, amoprhous silica gel. Drione dust is used as an insect repellent for non-food areas such as homes, hospitals, offices, schools and other ... Read More »