Oil and gas wastewater used for irrigation may suppress plant immune systems

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A new study gives pause to the idea of using oil and gas wastewater for irrigation. The team conducted a greenhouse study using produced water to irrigate common wheat crops. Their study showed that these crops had weakened immune systems.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191031130547.htm">Science Daily</a>

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