This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Soil Microbiology Short Course: Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations
The University of Florida's Department of Soil & Water Science invites you to attend the Soil Microbiology: Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations training course. Only a limited number of seats are available for this course so please visit our website to register and reserve your spot today!
This training course is designed for scientists, organic farmers, and others interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of using mycorrhizal fungi to enhance plant growth and nutrient cycling.
Typical fields of interest include studies in plant biology and ecology, soil and plant interactions in agriculture and horticulture, ecosystem carbon flux, and symbiosis research.
Practical laboratory sessions will be supported by lectures and discussions. Technical manuals containing all experimental protocols will be provided to participants.
The course provides 21 hours of training and instruction, and a Certificate of Completion will be provided upon conclusion. Enrollment is limited, so register early to secure a seat in the course.