TITLE

A little of what they fancy

AUTHOR(S)
Samuel, Eugenie
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/14/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2299, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a fertilizer that could help cut phosphorus pollution in waterways. Chemical composition of the fertilizer; How it can control phosphorus pollution; Benefits to the plants.
ACCESSION #
4884443

 

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