Factoring Ecological, Societal, and Economic Considerations into Inoculant Development

Terrence H Bell, Laura M Kaminsky, Beth K Gugino, John E Carlson, Rondy J Malik, Kevin L Hockett, Ryan V Trexler

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There are many paths toward effective microbial inoculants for agriculture. Considering what is practical for the present day technological and farming landscape should not limit our creativity in developing innovative technologies. However, factors including production costs, practicality of implementation, and technology adoption by farmers will drive the success of new management approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)572-573
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes


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