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Author Montgomery, David R., 1961- author.

Title The hidden half of nature : the microbial roots of life and health / David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

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Edition First edition.
Description 309 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Microbiology -- Physiology.
Conservation of natural resources.
Crops.
Health promotion.
Soil microbiology.
Added Author Biklé, Anne, author.
ISBN 9780393244403 hardcover
0393244407 hardcover

 
    
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