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How to use our own biological diversity to replenish poor quality soils

ONfungi is an organic compost which contains many varieties and strains of Arbuscular Mychorrizae (AM). In poor quality soil, there is often a lack of micro biomass. This means that critical fungi or bacteria strains intended to ensure a diverse balance within the soil is disturbed, and remediation is needed. By adding spores of robust and healthy fungi from our own ecosystems, the risk of pathogenic fungi attacking plants becomes lower and lower. If symbiotic AM fungi are available to colonize the roots of plants, there is a far less chance of an infection from a pathogenic variety, as there are less resources available to support it. A similar concept of adding diversity to create more disease resistance is something human medical doctors have been encouraging more and more. As evidence indicates a healthy and diverse gut microbiome is ever more important, using products like probiotics can be an easy way to add more diversity to your gut microbes. This can help in cases of illness, where there are plenty of healthy bacteria within your gut to help fight off pathogenic bacteria, keeping you from experiencing illness at all. In this way, humans and plants are very similar and require the support of various symbiotic life-forms to perform our daily functions.

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