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- Hildreth, Michael B., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2006 v.72 no.7 pp. 4970-4977
- life cycle (organisms); soil bacteria; Bacillus cereus; saprophytes; soil; extracts; microbial growth; genes; nucleotide sequences; soil organic matter; culture media; biological activity in soil
- ... Bacillus is commonly isolated from soils, with organisms of Bacillus cereus sensu lato being prevalent. Knowledge of the ecology of B. cereus and other Bacillus species in soil is far from complete. While the older literature favors a model of growth on soil-associated organic matter, the current paradigm is that B. cereus sensu lato germinates and grows in association with animals or plants, resu ...
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