Teaming with Bacteria

The Organic Gardener's Guide to Endophytic Bacteria and the Rhizophagy Cycle
by Jeff Lowenfels

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A must-read handbook for organic gardeners and small-scale growers. 

Thanks to research conducted over the last few decades, we know that most plants get a significant portion of their nutrients by attracting endophytic bacteria—bacteria that live inside a plant’s cells. Through a complex process, plant cells harvest the nitrogen and...

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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 172

Publication Date 09/27/2022

ISBN 9781643261393

Dimensions 6.45 inches x 9.25 inches

“Lowenfels digs into new science behind how endophytic bacteria supply nutrients to plants and explains how this applies to gardeners and growers.” 
— Gardens Illustrated

“Lowenfels’ easy style gives this dense and increasingly well-researched topic greater accessibility.”
— The English Garden

Teaming with Bacteria is a remarkable read. It will serve as an essential reference for organic gardeners and all those who find joy in helping plants grow.”
— David Younan-Montgomery