Tea Jay's Garden

A bit much about Nitrogen

January 10, 2021 Tea Jay Truchon Season 2 Episode 1
Tea Jay's Garden
A bit much about Nitrogen
Show Notes

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Notes

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A quick dip into the intricate world of the nitrogen cycle, from its humble origins of N2 to its final form as one of plant kinds most vital nutrient. It can be Synthetic or au naturel, bound up in several different molecules, and fixed freely in the soil or directly in root nodules. Give a listen. 
Resources

    Nitrogen on the periodic table - https://www.webelements.com/nitrogen/
    Plants do not convert CO2 into O2 - https://www.howplantswork.com/2009/02/16/plants-dont-convert-co2-into-o2/
    How Lightning can create soil nitrogen - https://wxguys.ssec.wisc.edu/2018/07/09/lightning/
    Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes - https://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_a/A129/
    The history of Night Soil in the United States - https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/when-american-cities-were-full-of-crap
    Humanure Handbook - https://humanurehandbook.com/
    Urine as a nitrogen source - http://nwedible.com/how-to-use-pee-in-your-garden/
    Guano Islands Act - https://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/smithsonian-and-guano
    A video on the production of synthetic Ammonium - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1_D4FscMnU

This episode is released under the Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) License by its author Troy Truchon. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

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