How tiny microbes are revolutionizing big agriculture
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By Mathew Wallenstein, Associate Professor and Director, Innovation Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Colorado State University. By unlocking phosphorus from soil, microbes help plants like these sugar beets take it up and boost plant growth. www.Shutterstock.com Walk into your typical U.S. or U.K. grocery store and feast your eyes on an amazing bounty of fresh and processed…