Peter Bottomley

Professor, Soil Microbiology
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Office: 541-737-1844

Nash Hall

Nash Hall 348

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Current Work Focus: Research on various aspects of soil microbial ecology and microbial physiology including: nitrogen cycling in soils; population ecology of soil bacteria; physiology and ecology of nitrification; genomics of nitrifying bacteria.

Research Projects:

  • Niche differentiation of nitrification in soils.
  • Response and interaction between nitrifying bacteria to environmental change.

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Crop and Soil Science
Do you accept grad students?: 
I accept graduate students for the Crop and Soil Science Department
Courses Taught: 
  • Microbial Ecology
  • General Microbiology
  • Biology of the Procaryotes
My Publications

2015

Book Chapter

P. J. Bottomley and Myrold, D. D., Biological nitrogen fixation: The return of N to the soil, in Soil Microbiology, Ecology, and Biochemistry, 4thth ed., San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2015, pp. 447-470.

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