World is Far From Running Out of Phosphate – Report

September 22, 2010, Washington, D.C. – There is enough phosphate rock to make fertilizer for several hundred years, according to a new report released on Wednesday. This is contrary to reports of a “peak phosphorus” event speculated to take place in 2030-2035.

Phosphate rock is the primary source for phosphorus – one of three elements critical to plant growth (along with nitrogen and potassium).

Read the full article by Roberta Rampton of Reuters.

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