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This is usually the N-P-K ratio you'll find with gardening, the K being potassium for those who aren't familiar.
Originally posted by NthOther
We've depleted the soil, so what do we do? Start depleting the air too, consuming one vital resource after another. Another step towards the complete cannibalization of the planet. Yay science.
N-Fix is neither genetic modification nor bio-engineering. It is a naturally occurring nitrogen fixing bacteria which takes up and uses nitrogen from the air. Applied to the cells of plants (intra-cellular) via the seed, it provides every cell in the plant with the ability to fix nitrogen. Plant seeds are coated with these bacteria in order to create a symbiotic, mutually beneficial relationship and naturally produce nitrogen. Read more at: phys.org...
Originally posted by LightAssassin
reply to post by Philippines
As far as I can tell it's a seed coating. The bacteria is contained in the coating and when the seed sprouts the bacteria can then penetrate the newly revealed sprout and makes its existence even more efficient.
This is exciting stuff.
Originally posted by greavsie1971
Instead of people and supermarkets throwing away food, we need to get it back to the farmers to use as fretiliser. Its called recycling!!
It will get the nutrients back into the soil and our food. Chemicals destroy land after just 3 years of use.
Crop surplus usually sits in giant warehouses until its bad then just binned!!! This is what we should be composting down for our crops but business will not do this as they will not make any cash.
We have done this with virtually every plant we eat. Corn is completely "unnatural". So much so that it cannot exist without our help.
I understand nature has done this type of thing before with certain plants, that does not make this right for every plant we eat.