by Kym Pokorny, Oregon State University When you walk about your yard on a wet day, do your shoes stick in the mud? Could you make ceramic pots out of the soil in your garden? If the answers are yes to...
Photo: Pixabay While agricultural production around the world struggles with declining soil health, Australian researchers are investigating production of a sustainable organic nitrogen fertiliser made from aquatic cyanobacterial biomass – ideally suited for badly degraded areas reliant on chemical fertilisers. “Many...
December 6, 2021 - Adityarup "Rup" Chakravorty Cassava is a vital source of calories for close to a billion people across the world. The plant is a woody, perennial shrub with edible roots. Cassava roots are rich in carbohydrates, potassium,...
When I was a young professor at Berkeley, my colleagues and I would frequently run into Jean Jenny, the wife of Hans Jenny, at various events on campus. Jean, a formidable force of nature with a deep interest in...
GRAEME SAIT 7 JUL 2021 • 9 MIN READ Boron is a mineral that we find lacking in so many soil and leaf tests around the world. It often involves a simple, inexpensive correction, and yet it is so often neglected. You...
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