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Plants and Iron (a bit OT)
I thought that Aquatic-Plants folks might be
interested in, and be knowledgeable readers of, the
following dispatch from some co-workers of mine who
are measuring iron concentrations and plant growth
rates in the middle of the Pacific Ocean:
This is the online log from their research cruise. If
you don't mind reading past a bit of the "looseness"
that comes from being on a small boat in a big ocean
for a couple of weeks, there are a couple of
interesting paragraphs in there about iron regulating
phytoplankton growth in the ocean... at
parts-per-TRILLION concentrations. If you're
interested, you can surf to other parts of the log and
pick up other parts of the iron-and-plants story.
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