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Using multiomics in an agricultural field, scientists discover that organic nitrogen plays a key role in plant growth

Researchers from the RIKEN BioResource Science Center in Japan have analyzed agricultural systems using a multiomics approach, successfully digitalized the complex interactions between plant, microbe and soil in an agricultural field, made the surprising finding that organic nitrogen plays a key role in promoting plant growth. The study, published in the Proceedings of the American Academy of Sciences, could pave the way toward more sustainable agricultural practices.

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