As escalating corn prices have encouraged many farmers to switch to growing corn continuously they wonder why they have been seeing unusually high yield reductions over the past several years The University of Illinois conducted ... - Read More
A Kansas State University research team has found that despite humans increasing nitrogen production through industrialization nitrogen availability in many ecosystems has remained steady for the past 500 years Their work appears in the journal ... - Read More
In the search for the fuels of tomorrow Swedish researchers are finding inspiration in the sea Not in offshore oil wells but in the water where blue green algae thrive Share This See Also Agriculture ... - Read More
Agriculture is responsible for around ten to twelve percent of all greenhouse gases attributable to human activities This raises the question of how these emissions could be reduced A recent study has investigated for the ... - Read More
It's no secret that China is faced with some of the world's worst pollution Until now however information on the magnitude scope and impacts of a major contributor to that pollution human caused nitrogen emissions ... - Read More
In his Feb 12 State of the Union address President Obama singled out climate change as a top priority for his second administration We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy and the most severe ... - Read More
The increasing production and use of antibiotics about half of which is used in animal production is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes or ARGs effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend off ... - Read More
Feb 11 2013 — The increasing production and use of antibiotics about half of which is used in animal production is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes or ARGs effectively reducing antibiotics' ... - Read More
Nitrogen in ocean waters fuels the growth of two tiny but toxic phytoplankton species that are harmful to marine life and human health warns a new study published in the Journal of Phycology Share This ... - Read More
Engineered to produce the bacterial toxin Bt Bt corn resists attack by corn rootworm a pest that feeds on roots and can cause annual losses of up to $1 billion But besides merely protecting against ... - Read More
The semi aquatic earthworms in the genus Glyphidrilus are somewhat unfamiliar species that live between the terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of rivers streams canals ponds swamps and paddy systems Remarkably each species is endemic to ... - Read More
With projections of 9.5 billion people by 2050 humankind faces the challenge of feeding modern diets to additional mouths while using the same amounts of water fertilizer and arable land as today Share This See ... - Read More
The research team led by Academy Research Fellow Heikki M Tuononen has been able to identify the mechanism which enables some non metal compounds to mimic the reactivity of their metal based counterparts Chemical reactivity ... - Read More
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