U.S. Geological Survey - Microbiology
Plant and animal images related to USGS microbiology research.
Plants and Animals
Root biomass associated with white rice
Research Summary: Plant-Microbe Interactions in San Francisco Bay Wetland Sediments: Impacts on Mercury Biogeochemistry (Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Mark C. Marvin-DiPasquale)
Description: Dense root biomass associated with white rice (Oryza sativa) from agricultural fields of the Yolo Bypass in California’s central valley, a study site used to explore the linkage between emergent plants, microbial activity and methylmercury production.