Plants Species (by layer)

Animals

      • Cows
      • Sheep
      • Chicken
      • Ducks

Soil organisms

Insects

      • Red Worms (Eisenia foetida)

Bacteria

C/N ratio 6:1

    • Rhizobium: sometimes combined with Penicillium bilaiae (fungis) to capture phosphore related to nitrogen fixation 1
      • By rhizobium
        • Rhizobium leguminosarum: pois et les lentilles,
        • Mesorhizobium: pois chiches,
        • Bradyrhizobium japonicum: soja et
        • Rhizobium phaseoli pour les haricots secs
      • By plant
        • Peanut - Bradyrhizobium sp.
        • Milkvetch - Rhizobium sp. (Astragalus)
        • Chickpeas - Mesorhizobium sp.
        • Lassen crownvetch - Rhizobium sp.
        • Soybeans - Bradyrhizobium japonicum
        • Chickling vetch, grass pea - R. leguminosarum bv. viciae
        • Lentils - R. leguminosarum bv. viciae
        • Bird's foot trefoil - Mesorhizobium loti
        • Lupines - Bradyrhizobium sp. (Lupinus)
        • Alfalfa - Sinorhizobium meliloti
        • Sweet Clover - S. meliloti
        • Common Beans - R. leguminosarum bv. phaseoli
        • Field or Garden Peas - R. leguminosarum bv. viciae
        • Crimson, Red, White and Alsike Clover - R. leguminosarum bv. trifolii
        • Hairy Vetch, Fava Beans, Broad Beans - R. leguminosarum bv. viciae
      • Actinomycetes

    • On Bacteria communication
  • Other

      • Protozoans: graze on microorganisms and release nutriments, regulate populations
        • Flagellates: eat bacterias
        • Amoebas: eat bacterias and protozoans
        • Ciliates: eat bacterias and protozoans
      • Nematodes: give nutriments, regulate populations, disperse other microorganisms and fungi
        • fungal feeders and bacterial feeders: release nutrients and nitrogen, burn carbon, high C/N ratio 10:1
        • omnivores and predators
        • plant parasitic root nematodes
      • Soil anthropods: organic matter break down for microorganismes
        • insects
        • arachnides
          • spiders
          • mites: grazers of bacteria and fungi, organic matter shredders, some attack crops
            • Hypoaspis: eat mushroom fly larves
        • crustaceans
        • myriapods

Fungus

or the "Internet of the soil"

References

  1. ROOT DEVELOPMENT OF VEGETABLE CROPS http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010137veg.roots/010137toc.html
  2. http://www.gilhardwick.com/northern_species_list.php