March 30th 2021
Dr. Christine Jones presents “Secrets of the Soil Sociobiome”
Links to articles mentioned in the Q&A are found below
1. Re-visioning soil foodwebs
Editorial by Mark Bradford, published in the Journal of Soil Biology & Biochemistry (2016). There are 14 other articles linked to this.
2. Techniques for assessing functional diversity in soils can be found in section 1.6 of the following article, entitled ‘Microbial Signaling in Plant—Microbe Interactions and Its Role on Sustainability of Agroecosystems’
3. Enhancement of drought tolerance in crops by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria
4. The following article is also illuminating ….
Rolfe, S.A, Griffiths, J, Ton, J. (2019). Crying out for help with root exudates: adaptive mechanisms by which stressed plants assemble health-promoting soil microbiomes. Curr Opin Microbiol. 49:73-82. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2019.10.003.
Tags: agriculture, bacteria, biodiversity, biology, collaboration, communication, companion-planting, ecology, fungi, microbiology, mycorrhizal-fungi, resilience, soil, soil-microbiome, soil-sociobiome, and trees
Creator(s): Christine Jones (https://www.amazingcarbon.com/)
Publication Date: 2021, Mar 31st