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10/21/2016

 

Of the major plant nutrients, world resources of P are the smallest, and peak P is predicted to occur globally by 2030. Because of potential shortfalls in P availability, P should...

10/19/2016

 

Poor nutrition can cause health problems ranging from nutrient deficiencies to obesity. Nutrient deficiencies are less common in...

10/17/2016

 

Methionine is an essential component of poultry diets. Normally, it is provided as a supplement that adds to the cost of the diet. An alternative approach is to base a...

10/14/2016

 

As the 2014 Lake Erie toxic algal bloom and other phosphorus-driven blooms around the world continue to generate headlines and stir regulatory interest, associated human and...

10/12/2016

 

Industrial hemp is a cultivar of the Cannabis sativa plant and falls under stricter regulations than most crops. However, those working with industrial hemp see the crop as...

10/10/2016

 

Environmental decisions taken by farmers often depend on their age, gender, and formal education. Changes in these demographic variables are therefore important for designing long-...

10/7/2016

Most of the carbon dioxide (CO2) fluxes leaving the soil surface originate from the shallow subsurface soil layer. These fluxes come from root and microbial respiration. However, recent...

10/5/2016

 

Extreme weather events are predicted to increase in frequency in the U.S. Northeast. Annual intercrops are an agroecological strategy that farmers can implement to reduce the risk...

10/3/2016

 

In order to supply the food needed for the growing world population in the next decades without additional impact on natural resources, cropping systems must be redesigned. It is...

9/30/2016

 

Wetlands are recognized as an important source of biodiversity, recreation, and ecosystem services. The protection and delineation of wetlands, which encompass hydric soils, wetland...

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