The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.
Understanding microbial lignin degradation in soil
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof T Bugg, Prof E M H Wellington
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. Understand microbiology of lignin degradation in soil. Identify novel lignin-degrading bacteria and enzymes. Application to resource recovery from landfill waste.