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Best management practices for Agriculture - Should we harvest corn for biofuels?

 

 

Check out our research examining how removing corn residue for biofuels affects microbial communities associated with the greenhouse gas, nitrous oxide.

Deanna Nemeth, Claudia Wagner-Riddle and Kari Dunfield.  2014.  Abundance and gene expression in nitrifier and denitrifier communities associated with a field scale spring thaw N2O flux event.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry.  73: 1-9.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038071714000601

 

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Inside the Root Microbiome - how plants and endophytes interact

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From our paper- Gaiero, McCall, Thompson, Day, Best, Dunfield.  2013.  Inside the Root microbiome:  bacterial root endophytes and growth promotion.  Am. J. Botany 100:1738-1750.

http://www.amjbot.org/content/100/9/1738.short

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