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LEBANON, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lebanon Seaboard Corporation, a leading manufacturer of fertilizers and grass seeds, launches GreenView lawn fertilizers with GreenSmart - an enhanced efficiency fertilizer, in time for spring lawn preparations.
The UN's environmental watchdog warned on Thursday that tons of throw-away plastic and massive runoff from chemical fertilizer are choking the world's oceans.
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Recalculating the global use of phosphorous, a fertilizer linchpin of modern agriculture, a team of researchers warns that the world's stocks may soon be in short supply and that overuse in the industrialized world has become a leading cause of the pollution of lakes, rivers and streams.
The problem with phosphorus, a critical element in fertilizers and food, is, as comedian Rodney Dangerfield would say, that it "can't get no respect."
A coupled-cycles framework is essential to balancing human needs with the health of the planet.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - In developing its new Howard Quad Complex, a $20 million, 458-bed residence hall, Virginia State University (VSU) relied on Imbrium Systems' SorbtiveFILTER technology to treat stormwater runoff from adjacent parking lots.
A growing global population has lead to increasing demands for food.
Scientists and artists collaborate on accompanying works to address a looming environmental issue.
Rapid turnover and remodelling of lipid membranes could help phytoplankton cope with nutrient scarcity in the open ocean.
In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...
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