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This Toxic Gas is Responsible for Almost All Our Food

Season 8 Episode 4

About the Episode

Anhydrous ammonia can cause headline-grabbing disasters, but it’s also responsible for 50% of the food on your table. It all boils down to nitrogen, and the process of turning the inert dinitrogen in our air into useful fertilizer. So what is this stuff, how is it used, and how is something so dangerous also so vital?

Aired: 02/22/22 | Expires: | Runtime: 10m 03s