Monday, June 16, 2014

BacterioFiles 170 - Good Copper, Bad Copper

This episode: With guest host Susan Gardner! We discuss nitrogen-fixing plant-friendly bacteria that help plants grow in copper-contaminated soil, helping to clean it up!

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Show notes:
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