Big Soil Community

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Big Soil Community
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Big Soil Community

Be part of the Big Soil Community 2019

Join the Big Soil Community now and learn more about the complex communities of bacteria, fungi and nematodes* within your soil (*new for 2019).

The aim of the Big Soil Community is to coordinate the sampling and analysis of soil bacteria and fungi from across a wide range of farms. This collective activity provides a rich benchmark of how these biological populations change across different farming systems.

The complexity of soil biology is too great for individual farms and organisations to address. A collaborative effort is required to drive a coordinated approach to understanding the role of our soils microbial communities. Metagenomics provides a census of these communities and barcodes populations across different farms and systems to identify similarities and differences which associate to healthy soil conditions.

Sign up today to pre-order your sample kit and participate in the second year of the Big Soil Community.

Once you have placed your online order please disregard the automated sample submission form email.

If you would like to know more about the Big Soil Community, then click the link below.

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Big Soil Community

Subtotal £250.00

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