Stellenbosch student investigates soil microbes of associated with Rooibos

As part of her MSc research assignment at Stellenbosch University, Blessing Mutiti undertook a comparative analysis of the identity, diversity and community structure of nitrogen-fixing bacteria associated with wild and cultivated populations of Rooibos. Her research was funded by Stellenbosch University, the National Research Fund and the South African Association of Botanists.

Click here for PowerPoint presentation on research results.