Monday, July 20, 2015

ARS Newslink: July 13 - July 17, 2015

ARS News Service
USDA Agricultural Research Service
July 17, 2015

Low Vitamin D Linked to Osteoarthritis in the Knee

USDA research shows that inadequate vitamin D intake may increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knees (07/14)

Organic Seed Coating for Alfalfa Helps Prevent Some Soilborne Diseases

A new alfalfa seed coating, made from degraded volcanic rock, is highly effective against several soilborne plant pathogens. (07/16)


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