Crop rotation affects disease suppressive soil microbiomes

Posted on 14.02.2022 | Last Modified 14.02.2022
Lead Researcher (PI): Xiben Wang
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $84,000
Co-Funders: Ag Action Manitoba, Manitoba Crop Alliance
Start Date: 2021
Project Length: 2 Years

Quantify abundance, composition, and diversity of fungal and bacterial phylogenetic taxa in soils within diversified crop rotations. Quantify disease suppressive functional genes, phlD and prnD produced by soil bacterial communities.