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Soil holds the secret to mitigating climate change

Soil holds the secret to mitigating climate change

Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Author: ScienceDaily
Category: MSU Foundation Professor

Food production doesn't have to be a victim of climate change. New research from Michigan State University suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical, and often overlooked, partner in food supply -- soil.

The research, led by MSU Foundation Professor Bruno Basso and published in Agriculture and Environmental Letters, is the first of its kind to provide critical insight to the importance of soil in managing risks associated with climate change. Read more here...

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