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The Toxic Gas That Provides (Almost) All of Our Food
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The Toxic Gas That Provides (Almost) All of Our Food

The Toxic Gas That Provides (Almost) All of Our Food
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The Toxic Gas That Provides (Almost) All of Our Food

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Anhydrous ammonia can cause headline-grabbing disasters, but it’s also responsible for 50% of the food on your table. It all boils down to nitrogen, and the process of turning the inert dinitrogen in our air into useful fertilizer. So what is this stuff, how is it used, and how is something so dangerous also so vital?

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