Web Special: You fertilized with what? | Science News

Be a Champion for Science

Get your subscription to

Science News when you join.


Web Special: You fertilized with what?

4:06pm, September 26, 2007

Talk about your all-natural fertilizer with a high yuck factor. Researchers in Finland have just published results of a study showing that farmers can substitute human urine for conventional fertilizer and get a notable increase in cabbage yields. Moreover, the crop's taste was at least as acceptable as that of the greens fertilized conventionally.

This article is available only to subscribing members. Join the Society today or Log in.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from Science News