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New, budget-friendly method detects lime in soil

University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to detect and measure very low concentrations of agricultural lime in soils, which is generally a time consuming and difficult exercise. The research is published in leading soil science journal¬†Geoderma. PhD student and lead author of the study Ruby Hume, developed this […]

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Podcast: Digging up the facts about soils

Professor Petra Marschner from the University of Adelaide was recently interviewed on Radio Adelaide about her soil research. Soil moisture, salinity and fire can all effect the health of soil. Petra’s interview expands upon her research looking at soil in an effort to understand how the microbes act and how nutrients are produced, to better […]

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