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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2678-2

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Image Number D2678-2

A study plot after beef cattle manure compost was added to soils degraded by mining. Compost can increase soil pH, plant-available phosphorus, total nitrogen, carbon, and available water to support plant establishment and growth.

 

Photo by Luke Baker, Brookside Laboratories, Inc.


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Last Modified: 10/4/2012
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