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Perennial Plant Varieties May Save Soil, Boost Nutrition

August 16, 2014

The United States is losing 1.7 billion tons of topsoil each year as a result of today's damaging agricultural practices, so The Land Institute, based in Salina, Kansas, is rooting for the development  of perennial plant varieties from grains, legumes and vegetables.

Such plants are deeply rooted,…

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