Soil Life Introduction

Primoz-micro-sesssionSession length – 20 minutes. Presented by Primoz Turnsek on 26 September 2013 at EPT meeting in Barcelona. Written up by Peter Cow.

Props needed – large sheet of paper with precollected soil with mycellium in it, and  mycorrhizal funghi

Pass out I gram of soil to each person.

Explain what is in it – amount of bacteria, DNA etc – There is more bacteria in the gram of soil than there are humans on the planet.

Brainstorm: what is soil life and what does it do?

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