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Effects Of Ozone Pollution Threaten Agricultural Production On Long Island, NY, Says Cornell Plant Pathologist

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August 22, 2000
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For at least the past two summers, high amounts of ground-level ozone – a pollutant commonly called "smog" – have seriously retarded the growth of ozone-sensitive white clover in agricultural areas of Long Island, N.Y., according to a plant pathologist at Cornell University’s Horticultural Research and Extension Center in Riverhead, N.Y. The effects of the pollutant on the clover appear to be a warning of a wider threat.

For at least the past two summers, high amounts of ground-level ozone – a pollutant commonly called "smog" – have seriously retarded the growth of ozone-sensitive white clover in agricultural areas of Long Island, N.Y., according to a plant pathologist at Cornell University’s Horticultural Research and Extension Center in Riverhead, N.Y.


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