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Published April 29, 2013, 10:44 AM

The importance of soil biology

Sixty percent of all the world’s nutrients applied to fields never make it to the plants. That is an astonishing number, considering the cost of fertilizers. It is also worrisome considering that phosphorus is expected to run out in the next few decades, and nitrogen is not too far behind. So what is happening?

By: Kristine Larson, Agweek

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