Scientists tout pea plant discovery as potential breakthrough for sustainable farming

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Revelation that plants make ‘smart investment decisions’ when interacting with soil bacteria could ultimately curb use of toxic nitrogen fertilisers, according to researchers

Researchers at the University of Oxford have made a discovery about how plants interact with soil bacteria that they claim could eventually help reduce the use of nitrogen fertilisers in farming. The...

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