• phys.org | 11/14/2018 | Staff
    Abhijit Debnath in his laboratory. Credit: Abantika Debnath. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that around 45 million tons of phosphorus fertilizers will be used...
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  • phys.org | 11/1/2018 | Staff
    Due to its biodiversity and theoretically huge number of taxa waiting to be discovered, soil fauna has been called the poor man's rain forest. If a researcher cannot head to the tropics but wishes...
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  • phys.org | 10/31/2018 | Staff
    Sampling soil greenhouse gas, soil moisture, and soil temperature in the field with the static chamber method. Credit: Sandeep Kumar and team. In a newly published study, researchers dug into how...
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  • phys.org | 10/17/2018 | Staff
    Algeo stands on the left with a tablet while his advisor, Lee Slater, drags ground penetrating radar equipment over the soil's surface. Credit: Chris Watts, Rothamsted Research.
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  • ScienceDaily | 9/11/2018 | Staff
    The study, published in Soil Biology and Biochemistry, outlines the conditions that underlie whether deep soil acts as a source or a sink for carbon. The fate of deep soil carbon is of major...
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  • phys.org | 7/24/2018 | Staff
    Life as we know it needs water to thrive. Even so, we see life persist in the driest environments on Earth. But how dry is too dry? At what point is an environment too extreme for even...
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  • phys.org | 7/25/2018 | Staff
    Add just enough fertilizer, and crops thrive. Add too much, and you may end up with contaminated surface and groundwater. Excess nutrients from farms can be transported to groundwater reservoirs by...
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  • phys.org | 7/25/2018 | Staff
    The world is drowning in a flood of plastic. Eight million tons of plastic end up in the oceans every year. Agricultural soils are also threatened by plastic pollution.
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