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.
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.
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