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Microorganisms maintain a symbiotic relationship with plants. The symbiotic relationship that pathogenic microorganisms form with planes will harm or kill them. The symbiotic relationship that beneficial microorganisms form with plants enhances growth and health and protects them from attacks by pathogenic microorganisms.
Microbes Form a Symbiotic Relationship with Plants Leaf, stem, flower, root, seed-surface, soil particles and soilless media are all places where communities of beneficial microorganism species should live. Each plant selects different sets of species of organisms for different environmental growing conditions.
Written by Dr. Elaine Ingham and Dr. Carole Ann Rollins This 100-page full color book provides practical guidelines and steps to follow to be successful in a Gardening with Nature Program. Through a question and answer format the authors describe how to switch to growing with biology with using sustainable practices.
Written by Dr. Carole Ann Rollins and Dr. Elaine Ingham
This 107-page book provides simple explanations about how to add biology to any plant growing systems. Guideline for conventional and organic applications whether growing indoors in soilless media or outdoors in open fields. Basic biology and chemistry of nutrient cycling is presented.