3 Credits

LectureSpring 2024
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Spring 2024 Instructors: Roland Wilhelm

Soils are complex ecosystems that host a diverse array of organisms, which interact with and respond to their environment. This course explores the ecology, evolution, and functions of soil microbes, with a particular focus on their interactions with plants. Through this course, students will gain an understanding of the metabolic processes and life-history strategies of archaea, bacteria, fungi, and viruses in soil, root, and rhizosphere compartments. Students will also survey the microbiomes of diverse soil ecosystems, such as forests, agroecosystems, and grasslands, and learn principles of soil microbiology and biogeochemistry. In addition, students will acquire practical knowledge about the methods used for characterizing microbes in soil and plant systems.

Course AGRY 58000 from Purdue University - West Lafayette.

Prerequisites: AGR 58000

Fall 2024 Schedule:

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