European plant researchers developed and tested under field conditions a method of biomass production on heavy metal contaminated (HMC) sites that simultaneously improves soil quality and function.
Month: October 2018
Low-lying fields often flood after heavy rains, sometimes requiring those acres to be replanted or even leading to total crop losses. The problem occurs often enough that some Iowa State University scientists wonder if planting grasses in those flood-susceptible sections might make more sense than corn and soybeans.
The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans.