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The hidden half of nature : the microbial roots of life and health / David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikl�e.

By: Montgomery, David R, 1961- [author.]Contributor(s): Bikl�e, Anne [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: First editionDescription: 309 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393244403; 0393244407; 9780393353372; 0393353370Subject(s): Microbiology -- Physiology | Conservation of natural resources | Crops | Health promotion | Soil microbiology | Conservation of natural resources | Microbiota -- physiology | Soil Microbiology | Conservation of Natural Resources | Crops, Agricultural | Health Promotion | Mikroflora | Bodenmikrobiologie | Crops | Conservation of natural resources | Crops | Health promotion | Soil microbiologyDDC classification: 579/.1757 LOC classification: QR111 | .M63 2016NLM classification: 2016 B-207 | QW 4Other classification: SCI045000 | SCI020000
Contents:
Dead dirt -- Thinking small -- Looking into life -- Better together -- War in the soil -- Underground allies -- Too close to home -- Inner nature -- Invisible enemies -- Feuding saviors -- Personal alchemists -- Tending the garden -- Courting ancient friends -- Cultivating health.
Summary: "Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health--for people and for plants--depends on Earth's smallest creatures. [This book] tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut"--Dust jacket flap.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-290) and index.

Dead dirt -- Thinking small -- Looking into life -- Better together -- War in the soil -- Underground allies -- Too close to home -- Inner nature -- Invisible enemies -- Feuding saviors -- Personal alchemists -- Tending the garden -- Courting ancient friends -- Cultivating health.

"Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health--for people and for plants--depends on Earth's smallest creatures. [This book] tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut"--Dust jacket flap.

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