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Improve crop yield by removing manure solids

Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer, but the challenge of finding an efficient use of the nutrients found in manure is ever present. The ratio of nitrogen to phosphorus in manure is low in relation to the nutrient ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Environment
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Helping feed the world without polluting its waters

(PhysOrg.com) -- A growing global population has lead to increasing demands for food. Farmers around the world rely, at least in part on phosphorus-based fertilizers in order to sustain and improve crop yields. But the overuse ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Environment
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Phosphorus: too much or too little?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fertilizer is rarely an inspiration for an art show, but this week at Arizona State University (ASU), sustainability, fertilizer and phosphorus scarcity will provide fuel for creative vision.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Environment
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LU researcher: NASA's ET hype does disservice to science

NASA researchers recently unveiled a major discovery -- the first identified microorganism on Earth able to thrive using toxic arsenic rather than phosphorus, which forms the DNA-backbone of all other living things. But now, s ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Other
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Eutrophication makes toxic cyanobacteria more toxic

Continued eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, combined with an ever thinner ozone layer, is favouring the toxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Ecology
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Everglades show improvement in water quality

Researchers at the University of Florida Research and Education Centers and scientists at the South Florida Water Management District have published a report regarding the trends in water quality feeding into Everglades National ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Environment
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