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The environmental impact of fertilizer embodied in a wheat-to-bread supply chain

Published on Mar 1, 2017in Nature plants13.30
· DOI :10.1038/nplants.2017.12
L. Goucher1
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Richard Bruce2
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+ 2 AuthorsPeter Horton79
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Abstract
Food production causes a third of global greenhouse gas emissions. This life-cycle assessment of the supply chain of a loaf of bread finds that over half of its environmental impacts arise from wheat cultivation, with 40% from the use of nitrate fertiliser.
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