MICROBE SCIENCE FOR GARDENERS

MICROBE SCIENCE FOR GARDENERS

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Author: Robert Pavlis

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Your garden's little helpers – the role of microbes in growing great plants

Microscopic organisms are as important to plant growth as water and light. Microbe Science for Gardeners highlights the essential role of microbes in plant biosystems and soil health, provides practical how-to gardening advice for enhancing plant microbiomes, and debunks common gardening myths.

This accessible guide goes beyond soil biology to examine the crucial role of microorganisms in cultivating a productive garden. Coverage includes:

  • The vital interrelationships in microbe populations and between microbes and plants
  • Understanding microbes such as bacteria, yeast, mycorrhizal fungi, and protozoa, both in the rhizosphere and above ground
  • Scientific breakthroughs about microbes that live in the leaves and roots of plants, forming symbiotic relationships
  • How practices such as tilling, crop rotation, and mulching affect the microbe community
  • How the savvy gardener can influence microbial colonies to encourage beneficial organisms while discouraging those that cause disease or other undesirable effects
  • An objective, common-sense analysis of recently popularized practices such as controlling fungal-to-bacterial ratios and applying biostimulants, compost tea, or plant probiotics
  • Prevention and cures for dozens of bacterial, viral, and fungal plant diseases.

Whether you're a home gardener, market gardener, or micro-farmer, Microbe Science for Gardeners will help you leverage the incredible power of the mighty microbe to grow healthy, strong, thriving plants.

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