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Soil compaction is a global threat to soil ecosystem services, causing tremendous costs to society. The costs of soil compaction are borne by the cumulative loss of soil functionality (e.g., yield los...
July 6, 2017
Self-incompatibility (SI) is an effective genetic mechanism that promotes outcrossing and maintains a high degree of heterozygosity in plants. Self-incompatibility also prevents inbreeding, and conseq...
July 6, 2017
Summertime brings us many opportunities to get outside and have fun. Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, biking, boating, rock climbing—the list goes on and on! With so many options, we can’t do i...
July 6, 2017
Each month, we highlight a photo that demonstrates great techniques to illustrate research. This month, we thank Jennifer Weidhaas for this photo, taken by Raymond Thompson, showing water sample colle...
July 6, 2017
Runoff of phosphorus (P) from farm fields in the U.S. is a widespread problem, contributing to eutrophication in bodies of water from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. To reduce P runoff, farmers...
July 6, 2017
We welcome the following new members who joined ASA, CSSA, and SSSA in May 2017....
July 6, 2017
The Scientific Expertise directory is a way for members to connect with other members or the general public. You can highlight your specialized knowledge, skill, education, experience, or training in...
July 6, 2017
Current agricultural land use is dominated by an emphasis on provisioning services by applying energy-intensive inputs through relatively uniform production systems across variable landscapes. This ap...
July 6, 2017
The connection between commercial N fertilizer and soil organic carbon (SOC) is widely debated. In a recent article in the Soil Science Society of America Journal, researchers examined how long-term n...
July 6, 2017
Agriculture is a major part of the economy in California. Farmers grow a wide variety of crops, including almonds, oranges, and tomatoes, but these are primarily perennial or warm-season crops. In the...
July 6, 2017