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Managing Mycorrhizal Fungi in Your Soil
Mycorrhizal fungi are often viewed as star players in sustainable agriculture, and for good reason. When they form intimate associations with crop roots, they can help increase nutrient uptake, help crops deal with water stress and possibly reduce soil borne disease pressure. In this workshop, experts will share research and experiences about when and to what extent these benefits are seen in California vegetable systems. Come learn multiple ways management could support (or not!) mycorrhizal fungi, from inoculation to soil health practices like cover cropping and reducing tillage.

FEATURING:
- Margaret Lloyd, Small Farm Advisor, UC - Cooperative Extension
- Yvonne Socolar, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley
- Janina Dierks, Postdoc, UC Berkeley
- Tim Bowles, Assistant Professor of Agroecology, UC Berkeley

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To access this and other workshops, you must have a password, which can be obtained by registering on the main conference webpage: www.caff.org/2022conference

Feb 28, 2022 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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