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7/16/2015

Water conservation is a necessary and responsible practice, especially in urban landscapes and on golf courses that use a lot of water. Turfgrass areas are perfect environments for irrigating with...

7/15/2015

Slava Epstein has a reverence for soil.

In January, the Northeastern University microbiologist and his colleagues at NovoBiotics unveiled teixobactin—one of the most promising...

7/14/2015

Global maize production must meet the dual demands of global consumption and sustainable production, and maize breeders and agronomists have collaborated to improve yields under both...

7/13/2015

Tile drainage is a necessity in poorly drained areas of the U.S. Midwest. But it has also been documented to be a significant pathway for...

7/9/2015

Crop productivity on smallholder farms is very low in southern Africa, particularly in Zimbabwe. One of the main causes of this low productivity is poor nitrogen and weed management caused, in...

7/8/2015

Creeks and rivers are often thought of only as passive delivery routes for phosphorus (P) from land to larger water bodies. In other words, little regard is given to biogeochemical processes at...

7/6/2015

Scientists and practitioners already get how critical genetics x environment (G x E) interactions are to realizing further gains in global crop yields and ensuring future food security. But will a...

7/3/2015

Producing food, fiber, biofuel, and animal feed consumes some 70% of the freshwater used by people today. But agriculture’s continued access to and use of the planet’s water resources...

6/25/2015

 

Ascorbic acid is an essential vitamin in the human diet, being positively correlated with a reduction in risk of different diseases. In a recent...

6/24/2015

Riparian seepage zones are key hydrologic features in many agricultural, headwater watersheds across Appalachia. Seeps often supply most of the streamflow in these watersheds and connect nitrogen-...

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