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Fungal to Bacterial Ratio test now available!

To help celebrate the release of Fantastic Fungi, we have some fantastic fungal news! Our eagerly anticipated Fungal to Bacterial Ratio test is officially here! Whether you currently own a microBIOMETER® or purchase a new test kit from us, you will automatically be granted access to this important data to further assist you

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microBIOMETER helping increase soil health in Brazil

Chiapeta Empresa Agrícola is a family agrobusiness in Rio Grande do Sul, a temperate climate. They have started using microBIOMETER® in their soil management and were excited to share their story. This 4th generation farm in Brazil grows corn and soybeans as well as raises cattle.

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Does microBIOMETER® measure dead microbes?

We receive this question often and the answer is NO. How do we know this? microBIOMETER® shows that soil removed from the earth and plants loses microbial biomass every day which we have confirmed with microscopic studies. The literature also confirms this.

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What happens to soil microbes during a forest fire?

With the horrific wild fires currently raging in California, the question arises “What exactly happens to the microbes during wildfire?” Here are three ways fires change the ecology of soil microbes and how this then impacts humans: Morel mushrooms, a culinary delicacy, pop up after fires.

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microBIOMETER plays role in urbanism project

Jason Radcliff is a principal and the Director of Quality Management at dwg.. His company is passionate about urbanism, positioning the landscape as green infrastructure and designing solutions that encourage social and environmental change. Jason utilized microBIOMETER® on the sustainable Republic Square project during and post-construction and was excited to share his experience with our

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Research shows microBIOMETER correlates with crop health

Katharhy G. is an agroecosystem and ethnoscience researcher who traveled to Ecuador to investigate the relationship between microbial biomass and crop health, as well as to study the local indigenous agriculture practices. He visited 28 different farms growing 15 different crops. 14 of these farms are practicing conventional farming, while

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