The head of Israel's national labor court in Jerusalem on Monday ruled that Israel Chemicals (ICL) would not be allowed to lay off employees at its southern plants as planned, sending the matter to a regional labor court.
A lot of anhydrous ammonia is going on this spring, and in many fields the hope is to plant as soon as practicable after NH3 application. This brings up the question about potential for NH3 damage to seeds and seedlings.
Genetic modification of maize over the last century has led to desirable shoot characteristics and increased yield - and that likely contributed to the evolution of root systems that are more efficient in acquiring nutrients, such as nitrogen, from the soil, according to a new study.
An international team of researchers, including three from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has tracked nitrogen as soil bacteria pull it from the air and release it as plant-friendly ammonium.
Remember learning about the food pyramid in school? While there is no fancy pyramid drawing out what a plant needs on a day-to-day basis, the concept remains the same—both humans and plants have nutritional needs in order to grow and be healthy.