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Manure Management Reduces Levels of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Genes
November 26, 2007
In a study funded by USDA, Colorado State University and the National Science Foundation, researchers investigated the effects of manure management on the levels of antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant genes in manures.
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