From the Sahara to Amazonia

From the Sahara to Amazonia

Sahara sand carries nutrients essential for the Amazonian flora.

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10 DAYS, 27 MILLION TONS, 105 THOUSAND TRUCKS, 22 000 TONS OF PHOSPHORUS/YEAR, DID YOU KNOW?, Phosphorus plays an essential role in several plant processes such as photosynthesis, respiration, as well as in the energy balance of cells., Phosphorus deficiency causes metabolic disturbances:, - protein, sugar and starch synthesis slows down,, - while cellulose formation speeds up.
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