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Ground-level ozone reduces maize and soybean yields

Despite government regulations, ground-level ozone—an odorless gas that forms as polluting nitrogen oxides drift in sunlight across the countryside—continues to threaten crop quality and yield. In a new study, researchers ...

dateNov 05, 2015 in Environment
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Background ozone a major issue in US West

Levels of "background ozone"—ozone pollution present in a region but not originating from local, human-produced sources—are high enough in Northern California and Nevada that they leave little room for local ozone production ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Environment
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