Title: Molecular techniques for the assessment of soil health (EKOGEN).
Funded by: Biscay Country Council (EKINBERRI Programme).
To develop a set of molecular techniques of soil microbial ecology that can be used for the assessment of soil health.
(I) To develop a set of molecular techniques for the determination of the structural and functional diversity of the soil microbial communities.
(II) Application of these techniques to the problem of metal pollution in mining soils.
Neiker Tecnalia 2009