By manipulating different environmental variables, mesocosms of California grassland are used to study the changing composition and activities of soil microbial communities.
Credit or Source: University of California, Berkeley
US DOE. 2011. Biological Systems Research on the Role of Microbial Communities in Carbon Cycling, , US Department of Energy Office of Science. (p. 1) (PDF)
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