Jun 25, 2021
Nicole Masters is an
internationally recognized agroecologist from New Zealand.
Fortified by her studies in ecology and plant physiology, Nicole
currently serves as the Director of Integrity Soils, a collection
of regenerative agriculture coaches that assist growers around the
globe. Nicole is also the author of “For the Love of Soil:
Strategies to Regenerate Our Food Production Systems.”
In this episode, Nicole and John
- Nicole’s background in
vermicompost and her strategy of customizing microbial applications
to produce specific outcomes.
- The current rise in research on
microbial quorum sensing and quorum signaling.
- Many case studies and examples
that explain relationships between soil life and nutrition profiles
and weed populations.
- The function of biology in
response to plant signals and in enhancement of plant immune
- The practice of bio-priming
seeds or land, and how it helps to produce disease-suppressive
soils, and to regenerate native plant populations.