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Phosphate: the unknown crisis in agriculture: Mohamed Hijri at TEDxUdeM

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Published on May 18, 2012

(English subtitles available)

Dr. Mohamend Hijri is a professor of biology and a researcher at the plant biology research institute (l'Institut de recherche en biologie végétale) at the Université de Montréal. In his talk, he presents the dangers of the next agricultural crisis which are still unknown to the public, and also discusses the negative effects of the non-responsible use of phosphorus. His solution? A project which would employ microscopic mushrooms (mycorrhizal) in a more efficient use of phosphorus for agriculture—and thus providing a remedy to a crisis which might well affect more than what's on your plate.

Introduction video by: http://www.tommycaron.com/
Event video by: http://www.interfacemedia.net/
Translated by: Stephane Detchou

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TEDxUdeM - Mohamed Hijri - La crise meconnue du phosphate en agriculture

Le Dr. Mohamed Hijri est professeur de sciences biologiques et chercheur à l'Institut de recherche en biologie végétale de l'Université de Montréal. Il nous présente ici les dangers de la prochaine crise agricole qui reste encore inconnus du public, ainsi que des effets néfastes de l'utilisation non-responsable du phosphore. Sa solution? Un projet mettant à contribution des champignons microscopiques (mycorhize) dans une utilisation plus efficace du phosphore en agriculture, apportant une réponse à une crise qui pourrait toucher bien plus que votre assiette.

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