For restoration, microbes below ground are just as crucial as the plants above

Fungi in the forests of Sabah. Image by John C. Cannon/Mongabay.JAKARTA — How do you supercharge vegetation growth for a reforestation project? Bring in the microorganisms. That’s the finding from a new study, which shows that incorporating a microbial community of fungi, bacteria, algae and archaea into ecosystem restoration can accelerate plant biomass production by 64% on average. Researchers say this application holds plenty of […]

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