This project aims at the characterisation of ammonia-oxidising bacteria present in serveral Belgian forest soils by molecular biology techniques (PCR, DGGE). A possible link between the presence of specific strains and nitrate production rates or soil characteristics will be investigated.
nitrification, ammonia-oxidiser, nitrate production, DGGE, soil, bacteria, mcrobial ecology, 16S rDNA, nitrifier, forest management, Ecology, Microbiology, Pedobiology and soil biology, Forests, The effect of Biodiversity on Ecosystem Functioning, Monitoring of Biodiversity, Soil and Sediment Biodiversity, Microbial Biodiversity, Proteobacteria, Nitrosomonas, Nitrosospira
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created:2011-12-14 14:18:59 UTC, source:biodiv