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Count me out of counting seeds

Technology lends a hand during tedious seed counting process
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What are alluvial soils?

Unique soils provide many beneficial values to society.
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Do soils need a low-salt diet?

New findings suggest soils exposed to salt release more greenhouse gas
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Are there edible cotton seeds?

Genetic engineering makes cotton seeds safe for human consumption
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Forest soils recovering from effects of acid rain

Study shows improvement of soils and streams in the southern Appalachians
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Great American Prairies – the most endangered ecosystem on Earth?

Agricultural advances are primary culprit of the lost prairie
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Fungal decisions can affect climate

Research shows fungi may slow climate change by storing more carbon
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What do nutrients do for plants?

What do nutrients do for plants?
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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; 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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