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Department of Environmental Microbiology

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Scientific research conducted in the Department of Environmental Microbiology mainly focuses on microbiological issues connected with agricultural practice and soil protection.

Key research directions of the Department include:

  • use of microorganisms in detoxication and in processing and recycling of organic waste materials of industrial and agricultural origin.
  • evaluation of the impact of sewage residue and other waste materials on biological activity of soil fertilized with the waste.
  • ecology of saprotrophic microfungi, mycorrhizal fungi and other soil microorganisms and their biochemical potential.
  • natural communities of microorganisms living on the surface of seeds of various cultivated plants.
  • influence of various anthropogenic factors on soil microbiological activity.