Feb 15, 2022
Dr. Robert Kremer is an adjunct
professor of soil science in both the Division of Plant Science and
the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri. Dr.
Kremer served as a research microbiologist for 32 years with the
Cropping Systems and Water Quality research unit in Columbia, MO.
Tune in to learn more about:
- The job of a microbiologist;
- The billions of microorganisms found in a
teaspoon of soil;
- Why glyphosate will stay and built up in the
soil for several years and harm beneficial microorganisms including
those that act as biological controls of pathogens;
- The discovery that Roundup ready soybeans and
regular soybeans sprayed with glyphosate became overly infested
with soil fungi during the dying process from the effects of
- How glyphosate is taking out important
nutrients from the plant, like manganese, iron and
- Why glyphosate is patented as an
- About the project on the
Mitigation of Potential Adverse
Effects of Transgenic Crop Production for Long-Term Improvement of
To learn more about Dr. Kremer’s
work, go to https://cafnrfaculty.missouri.edu/rkremersoilhealth/.