Archive: 07/8/2008

Improving swine waste fertilizer

Swine production generates large amounts of waste. While this waste contains nutrients that may serve as fertilizer when applied to agricultural fields, the ratio of nutrients in the waste is different than what a crop requires.

Jul 08, 2008 3.7 / 5 (3) 1

Duckweed genome sequencing has global implications

Three plant biologists at Rutgers' Waksman Institute of Microbiology are obsessed with duckweed, a tiny aquatic plant with an unassuming name. Now they have convinced the federal government to focus its attention ...

Jul 08, 2008 4.6 / 5 (10) 0