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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Agricultural engineer Jim Fouss observes an algal bloom on Alligator Bayou, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. These blooms, a particular problem during hot summer months, can be caused by high concentrations of fertilizer nutrients from agricultural drainage waters.

Photo by Peggy Greb.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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