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In the media: ENV researchers defining phosphorus movement in Ontario soils

Monday, August 28, 2017

ENV In the mediaAlgal blooms in shallow and warm Lake Erie have been partially blamed on agricultural phosphorus use.

Research is showing that phosphorus appears to move off of farms in different ways than it does in Ohio, the main American farm-region contributor to phosphorus load in Lake Erie.

The Faculty of Environment research, led by Dr. Merrin Macrae, is showing that there’s a lot to know yet about phosphorus movement in different types of soils before Ontario-specific best management practices are developed.

Read the whole story in Country Guide.