[NAFEX] What's in your fertilizer?
William C. Garthright
billg at inebraska.com
Mon Oct 8 13:46:06 EDT 2007
> Talk about your all-natural fertilizer with a high yuck factor. ... Surendra K. Pradhan of the University of Kuopio and his colleagues grew cabbages using a conventional fertilizer, human urine that had been stored for 6 months, or no soil amendments at all.
I'm something of a pack rat, but even I would draw the line at storing
urine for six months,... provided I could get past the 'yuck factor' in
the first place. Well, maybe on fruit trees. It might help keep the
critters away, too. But if it has to be aged (like fine wine?) first, no
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science makes skepticism a virtue. - Robert K. Merton
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