'Tricking' plants to dramatically cut phosphate fertiliser use

Mike Foley
By Mike Foley
Updated July 6 2017 - 2:04am, first published July 5 2017 - 10:30pm
Researchers says they have “overcome a critical hurdle” in boosting plant performance with limited fertiliser input.

AUSTRALIAN researchers have cracked the code to limit phosphate use in plants, which could save croppers up to $300 million a year, and reduce phosphorus run off by 20 per cent


Mike Foley

Mike Foley

National rural reporter

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