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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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Tuesday, August 13

2:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, August 20

6:00 am on The Wisconsin Channel

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