Armand Seguin is using NexGen sequencing and metabarcoding to look at the soil microbiome in a Canadian forest area infected with Hemlock looper. Mycorrhizal networks are instrumental in bringing back soil diversity.

A PDF of the presentation slides is available here.


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  • Title: IUFRO 2017 – Seguin – Soil Microbiome Biology for Healthy Forests
  • Description: Oral presentation with slides
  • Authority: Firsthand account
  • Subject: Forest Soil Microbiome
  • Date: 2017
  • Creator: Adam Costanza
  • Contributor: Armand Seguin
  • Format: html
  • Coverage: Global
  • Unique Database ID: 3998
  • Language: English
  • Methodology: Created by conference attendee
  • Publisher: Self
  • Relation: Self
  • Rights: CC BY
  • Source: Self
  • Type: Conference post
  • Version: 1.0.0