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World fertilizer use continues up

World fertilizer use continues up – Current Trends Francis Urban World Fertilizer Use Continues Up World total fertilizer use increased steadily over the past three decades, and is likely to continue to grow, though at decreasing rates. The increase was fivefold between 1960 and 1988, from 31.0 million tons in 1961 to 145.6 million tons […]

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Energy, agriculture, and the middle east crisis

Energy, agriculture, and the middle east crisis Francis Urban Energy, Agriculture, and the Middle East Crisis The world consumes close to 7 billion metric tons of energy per year, in oil equivalent terms, up from less than 2.7 billion three decades ago. This represents an annual growth rate of 4.8 percent in the 1960’s and […]