oa CSIR Science Scope - Studies pinpoint crops that can be grown on previously mined land : ideas that sustain

Volume 8, Issue 1
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With the right fertilisers, crops like peanuts, Bambora nuts, rosemary, tea tree, mango and certain clones can be successfully grown on the characteristic sloping dunes near Richards Bay after mining of the land. The CSIR, contracted by Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), recently completed assessing the feasibility of using previously mined land for agricultural purposes.

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