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Are no-fun fungi keeping fertilizer from plants?

Crops just can’t do without phosphorus. Globally, more than 45 million tons of phosphorus fertilizer are expected to be used in 2019. But only a fraction of the added phosphorus will end up being available to crops. The impact is…
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08/04/2019
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Deciphering the Walnut Genome

California produces 99 percent of the walnuts grown in the United States. New research could provide a major boost to the state’s growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it easier to breed walnut trees better equipped to combat the…
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02/04/2019
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How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests

A national-scale study of U.S. forests found strong relationships between the diversity of native tree species and the number of nonnative pests that pose economic and ecological threats to the nation’s forests. “Every few years we get a new exotic…
Isabel
02/04/2019