Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2016

Journal or Book Title

The ISME Journal

First Page

1

Last Page

6

DOI

10.1038/ismej.2016.168

Abstract

Microbial populations in the soil are critical in our lives. The soil microbiome helps to grow our food, nourishing and protecting plants, while also providing important ecological services such as erosion protection, water filtration and climate regulation. We are increasingly aware of the tremendous microbial diversity that has a role in soil heath; yet, despite significant efforts to isolate microbes from the soil, we have accessed only a small fraction of its biodiversity. Even with novel cell isolation techniques,

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This article is available as an advance online publication at 10.1038/ismej.2016.168,

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International Society for Microbial Ecology

Language

en

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