Study Detail

TitleThe influence of chitin addition on the lettuce rhizosphere microbiome
Study TypeOther
Abstract Within this study we used chitin as a soil amendment to influence plant growth, disease resistance and the rhizosphere microbiome. Lettuce plants were grown in potting soil for eight weeks or in potting soil amended with 2% chitin. The effect of the chitin addition was observed at the end of the exp .. [more]
Description Within this study we used chitin as a soil amendment to influence plant growth, disease resistance and the rhizosphere microbiome. Lettuce plants were grown in potting soil for eight weeks or in potting soil amended with 2% chitin. The effect of the chitin addition was observed at the end of the exp .. [more]
Center NameInstitute of Agriculture and Fisheries Research