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Breeders release new flaxseed cultivar with higher yield

The crop has many uses as plant-based food and fiber
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Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Better simulating soil’s processes helps better predict climate and land use effects
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Optimizing Fertilizer Source and Rate to Avoid Root Death

Study assembles canola root’s dose-response curves for nitrogen sources
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How are soil scientists studying soils under water?

Gathering soil samples is a challenge, but findings are important to seafood industry and more
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Hard-Working Termites Crucial to Forest, Wetland Ecosystems

Soil bedding increases microbial and termite decomposition activity
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What Are the Types of Crops Based on Nutrition?

Various crops provide macronutrients, micronutrients
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Cover Crops, Compost and Carbon

Comparing techniques in organic farming that influence soil health
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Can soil microbes adapt to different climates and regions?

Rhizobia can differ between continents, countries, and even the same farm field!
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Experts on Drought and Dust

The 1930s Dust Bowl was a singular event in U.S. history, but Dust Bowl-like droughts and conditions do still occur. Experts are available to discuss what events like the 2012 U.S. drought mean for us now and how we can prepare for similar events in...
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American Society of Agronomy Provides Panel of Experts to Answer Questions Related to Heat and Dry Conditions
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American Society of Agronomy www.agronomy.org; Soil Science Society of America www.soils.org; Crop Science Society of America www.crops.org: Collectively, these science Societies represent more than 12,000 individual members around the world. The scientists' memberships build collaborating partnerships in the agronomy, crops, and soils science fields for the advancement of science.

ASA, CSSA, and SSSA are part of the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS), a nonprofit organization providing management and administrative, support services to all three societies headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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