This project characterizes microbial soil health through detailed community structure of bacteria and fungi and determines the relationship of microbial structure with application of pesticides under conventional and organic cropping systems in the Vegetable Systems Trial.
Funded by: Pa. Department of Agriculture
Principal Investigator: Jinjun Kan
Collaborators: Gladis Zinati (Rodale Institute); John Fagan (Penn State University)
Project Year: 2022