Modeling soil bacterial diversity: challenges and opportunities

Lu Luan, Francisco Dini-Andreote, Bo Sun, Yuji Jiang

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Understanding the mechanisms structuring soil bacterial diversity has critical implications to advance the parametrization of species distribution models. This forum article discusses recent advances in the use of the metabolic theory of ecology applicable to soil microbiology, and highlights challenges and opportunities to inform future empirical and theoretical studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)885-888
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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