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Acquisition of Natural Soil Phosphorus Compounds by Crops: Towards Sustainable, Low Fertilizer Crop Production

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Food security is one of the greatest challenges facing the world’s increasing population. However, crop yields are reliant on fertilisers, including phosphorus (P), but the global source of phosphorus in fertilisers may be exhausted within the next 50-100 years. Developing crop production with little or no dependency on P fertilisers is an urgent need.
Natural soil P may provide part of the solution. While phosphate (PO4-) is the P form plants take, up it accounts for as...

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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University of Sheffield, Department of Animal & Plant Sciences