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1st May 2008, 01:10 AM
(automatically updated/inserted from The Big Biofuels Blog)

The New York Times has discovered that you need fertiliser to grow corn (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/30/business/worldbusiness/30fertilizer.html?_r=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&oref=slogin). The august organ has also discovered that not all the nitrogen fertiliser gets absorbed by the plants and that it can run off into rivers and cause dead zones where these discharge into the sea. Thanks to uncorrelated (http://www.uncorrelated.com/2008/04/ny_times_discovers_fertilizer.html).

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