Advancing Knowledge Through Turfgrass Center Research – Shi

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Ever considered how the turfgrass plant and the environment interact with soil microbes in ways that can benefit the plant? Since soil microbes play such a significant role in N use efficiency, it can be important to better understand the interaction between microbes and the plant. Dr. Wei Shi is studying turfgrass root endophytes of different turfgrasses for improved nitrogen use efficiency. For more information contact: Wei Shi (wei_shi@ncsu.edu).microbes-Turfgrass Interactions chart image