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Binding ‘cheep’ fertilizer: Ceramics harden chicken waste for easier transport

By Lisa McDonald / January 31, 2020

Chicken litter is a good fertilizer due to a composition rich in nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. However, transporting the residue is difficult because it crumbles. Researchers from Brazil investigate using ceramic additives to increase waste hardness for easier transport.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 8, 2017

Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design, solar panels get a face-lift with custom designs, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 8, 2017.

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