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Unexpected culprit – wetlands as source of methane

Knowing how emissions are created can help reduce them
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What is biofumigation and the connection to soil health?

Crops like mustard, cabbages, can help heal infected soils
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Farmer researchers reap more benefits than just increased crop production

Participants in research are motivated by learning, teaching opportunities
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How are scientists making wheat more climate resilient?

Groundbreaking tools and techniques can develop climate resilient wheat
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How does root depth affect the nearby soil?

Plants are not passive actors in the soil environment
15-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Where there’s waste there’s fertilizer

Scientists recycle phosphorus by combining dairy and water treatment leftovers
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Polyploidy – or How Do We Get Seedless Fruit?

Having an odd number of chromosomes can produce sterile – and seedless fruit
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How Do I Keep More of the Nitrogen in My Soil?

Prevent losses for garden and environmental health
2-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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; Soil Science Society of America; Crop Science Society of America 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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