TITLE

The Nitrogen Underground

AUTHOR(S)
MORAN, SUSAN
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Discover;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the study of nitrogen in ecological systems, as of 2013. It notes the problem of water pollution from nitrogen-based agricultural fertilizers and discusses research being conducted by ecologist Martin Burger and colleagues, who are attempting to trace the path of nitrates from fertilizer through soil layers and relate it to the nitrogen-fixing properties of various crops.
ACCESSION #
88091961

 

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