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What’s so Special about Nanotechnology? Not much!! The word “nano” refers to a length scale. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter – that’s about 10,000 times smaller than the thickness of a human hair. Every solid and liquid has a nanostructure!!! “Nano” only matters when that length scale gives a material some particular […]

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To the Editor of the Australian Nutgrower, Over the past number of years, the number of advertisements for new, novel or alternative fertiliser products making astonishing and enticing claims has grown significantly. The claims made by the manufacturers about their products and what they can do for production, soil improvement, plant health and nutrition and […]

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Micro Nutrients, although only needed in small amounts are critical to the development of plants. Needed for: germination and emergence; Photosynthesis;  production of the root and shoot partitioning; reproductive development; flowering;  pollination;  grain set, grain fill;  protein as well as assisting in  tolerance to stress from drought, heat, frost and disease. Copper is one element […]

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