Crystal Weaver

Crystal Weaver

Tiburon, CA

Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies at San Francisco State University

Graduate Student Researcher


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Hi Oscar, great question! And you are quite right, this idea has been used in agriculture for a surprisingly long time. Via the website of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University: "As early as 1879, fungi from this genus [Metarhizium] were being evaluated for control of...more
Excellent question, Matt! Frankly: we just don't know yet. It could be that the plant's genetics determine how well it responds to specific microbe species, meaning whatever cohort we find might only work in Northern California. Or perhaps it's far broader, and could help eelgrass worldwide, ...more
Thanks, Cindy! Yes, plenty more to come, soon...! ;)