Crop rotation boosts soil microbes, benefits plant growth

In the first study of its kind, new research from the University of New Hampshire shows that crop rotations, in isolation from other management factors, can increase the functions performed by soil microbial communities that benefit plant growth. The study was conducted by researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. The study was conducted by Lisa Tiemann, former postdoctoral student, Stuart Grandy, who was Tiemann’s postdoctoral advisor, and Marshall McDaniel, former postdoctoral student of…

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Crop rotation boosts soil microbes, benefits plant growth

In the first study of its kind, new research from the University of New Hampshire shows that crop rotations, in isolation from other management factors, can increase the functions performed by soil microbial communities that benefit plant growth. The study was conducted by researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. The study was conducted by Lisa Tiemann, former postdoctoral student, Stuart Grandy, who was Tiemann’s postdoctoral advisor, and Marshall McDaniel, former postdoctoral student of…

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