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Rhizobium and inorganic N fertilizers

Rhiobium bacteria have long been known to be handy in agriculture due to their ability to 'fix' nitrogen, but a new study suggests that long term applications of fertiliser might upset the delicate plant-microbe relationship.


As I've written before, enabling other plants to benefit from Rhizobium's ability to ...

Can conventional agriculture be better for the environment than organic?

Professor Lord (and a bunch of other titles) Krebs recently spoke at the Oxford Farming Conference. According to the Guardian he said that organic farming methods could be worse for the climate than conventional farming methods (not a direct quote and I do not have access to his speech). Could ...

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