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Mexican Corn Aerial Roots Reduce Need for Fertilizer

Mexican Corn Aerial Roots Reduce Need for Fertilizer

Jean-Michel Ane, Professor in the Department of Agronomy at UW-Madison, discusses the benefits of a variety of corn found in Oaxaca, Mexico. The corn secretes bacteria filled gel which converts atmospheric nitrogen into a form of nitrogen the corn can use as its fertilizer.


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Monday, June 17

2:31 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

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4:00 am on WPT

Monday, June 24

6:31 am on The Wisconsin Channel

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