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Agriculture and the Nitrogen Cycle: Assessing the Impacts of Fertilizer Use on Food Production and the Environment (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) Series, Volume 65) by Arvin Mosier, J. Keith Syers, John R. Freney