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Nitrogen-tracking tools for better crops and less pollution

February 18, 2014

NiTrac sensor developed by Ho and Frommer Carnegie's Cheng-Hsun Ho and Wolf Frommer developed tools that could help scientists observe the nitrogen-uptake process in real time and could lead to developments that improve agriculture and the environment. Full Story

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Carnegie Institution for Science

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