The Interactive Effects of Elevated CO2, Phosphorus and Cyanobacteria Seed Inoculation on Mungbean

Paper Reviewed Dey, S.K., Chakrabarti, B., Prasanna, R., Singh, S.D., Purakayastha, T.J., Datta, A. and Pathak, H. 2017. Productivity of mungbean (Vigna radiata) with elevated carbon dioxide at various phosphorus levels and cyanobacteria inoculation. Legume Research 40: 497-505. Writing as background for their study, Dey et al. (2017) note that phosphorus (P) “plays an important 

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What Cannabis Growers Know that Climate Scientists Don’t Know

By Steve Goreham On November 3, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Fourth National Climate Assessment, a 477-page document filled with concern about Earth’s changing climate. The study concluded that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) cause dangerous global warming. But cannabis growers know something that climate scientists apparently don’t know. The Fourth 

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The Relationship Between CO2-induced Plant Growth Stimulation and Nitrogen Acquisition

Paper Reviewed Feng, Z., Rütting, T., Pleijel, H., Wallin, G., Reich, P.B., Kammann, C.I., Newton, P.C.D., Kobayashi, K., Luo, Y. and Uddling, J. 2015. Constraints to nitrogen acquisition of terrestrial plants under elevated CO2. Global Change Biology 21: 3152-3168. In a paper published in the journal Global Change Biology, the ten-member research team of Feng 

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Wetter subtropics in a warmer world: Contrasting past and future hydrological cycles

By Natalie J. Burls and Alexey V. Federov Significance The subsiding flow of the atmospheric Hadley circulation controls dry conditions over vast subtropical bands where the main arid regions of the globe reside. In the context of future changes in the atmospheric hydrological cycle, understanding precipitation changes in the subtropics is of particular importance given 

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A Series of Fortunate Events: Antarctic Zircons Tell Story of Early Volcanism

Geoscientists from Michigan Technological University, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and ETH Zurich have traced the age and chemical signatures stored in tiny zircon minerals to examine the recycling of carbon from the mantle to the surface through time. A better understanding of these changes in carbon recycling help improve models about how the planet’s early 

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