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In July 2019, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) jointly develop Biological Nitrification Inhibition (BNI) technology and design agricultural production systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and loss of nitrogen from farmlands. BNI-technology facilitates development of low-nitrifying soil-ecosystems, a critical requirement to sustain productivity in modern production systems, without damaging the environment.

Photo:Dr. Masa Iwanaga, President of JIRCAS, with Dr. Nithya Rajan, showing the signed MOU.

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