Special Issue "Meta-Omics of Soil Microbiomes"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2022.
Interests: plant symbiotic interactions; arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; symbiosis; bioinformatics; soil microbiome; genomics; numerical ecology
Interests: mycorrhiza fungi; arbuscular mycorrhiza; mycorrhizal symbiosis; soil microorganism
In recent years, we have witnessed the astonishing scale and speed of the democratization of next-generation sequencing technologies (NGS), which have triggered an impressive contribution to the exploration of several aspects of microbial ecology.
Particularly soil environments, as the vault of the most diversity on the planet, have benefitted from the terrific resolution provided by NGS in disentangling communities and unveiling part of the microbial dark matter.
The detailed knowledge of microbiomes in soil is essential to address correct and effective conservation or recovery policies, whether these environments are natural, anthropized or subjected to high pressures of industrial exploitation.
In this Special Issue of Microorganisms, we invite you to submit both original research and review-type contributions regarding any aspect related to the use of -omics techniques in the study of soils, with particular focus on metagenomics, metagenetics, and metatranscriptomics approaches, used in the exploration of soil microbial community dynamics and their functional characterization.
Dr. Stefano Ghignone
Dr. Franco Magurno
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- Soil microbial communities
- Amplicon Analysis