The types of beneficial fungi that associate with tree roots can alter the fate of a patch of tropical forest, boosting plant diversity or, conversely, giving one tree species a distinct advantage over many others, researchers report.
Microorganisms, also called as microbes, live in every part of the biosphere, including soil, water, and air. Plant pathogens are the microbes that infect plants and cause diseases. In history, some plant diseases led to tremendous negative impacts Continue reading →
The MiL was recently visited by Dr. Martin Debreczeny, Ph.D. and co-founder of BugLab, LLC. Dr. Debreczeny brought with him BugLab’s BE2100(R) Biomass Monitor, which is a non-invasive optical monitoring system that is designed to measure biomass growth Continue reading →
The Academy of Science of St. Louis invited Dr. Bruce Hemming and the MiL, Inc. to participate in the Carver Careers exhibit at the Missouri History Museum to talk about the recent salmonella outbreak in peanut butter based products as Continue reading →