January 25, 2022

Cultivating the Microbiome of Populus Tree Roots

Bacteria collection opens new directions for research on cottonwoods, poplars, and other trees useful for biofuel and other applications.

January 21, 2022

Bacterial Carbon Cycling in Soil Is Not a Shared Effort

A few common bacteria use most of the carbon in soil

January 7, 2022

Time, More than Genes, Shapes the Poplar Tree Microbiome

Ecological assembly and source tracking models characterize the initial assembly of the poplar microbiome across plant-associated habitats.

December 22, 2021

Scientists Identify Genes Key to Microbial Colonization of Plant Roots

Identification of an enzyme that microbes deploy in the presence of plants leads to discovery of candidate genes involved in root colonization.