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Microbes can act as bodyguards for plants and can foster plant growth in other ways as well. At NIOO, we are digging into the mechanisms: in what ways do they interact? And how can we stimulate this, to make our agriculture more sustainable? Let's rewild our microbes!
PhD thesis defence Azkia Nurfikari: residual streams from insect cultivation for sustainable crop managementAzkia Nurfikari will defend her PhD thesis "Prospects of residual streams from insect cultivation for sustainable crop management".
Healthy surface water and soils are essential for life on earth. They provide a range of life-supporting functions, including carbon storage, oxygen generation, and nutrient cycling. At NIOO, we combine research on the ecosystem services provided to society with research on how these ecosystem services are impacted by society.
On Friday afternoon 29 September, a new book about Water farming will be presented at NIOO. NIOO scientists Ellen Weerman and Ellen van Donk are two of the editors, and you are very welcome to join. The presentation will be in Dutch.