Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can substantially reduce phosphate fertilizer application

From the report “Inoculation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can substantially reduce phosphate fertilizer application to Allium fistulosum L. and achieve marketable yield under field condition”, of Keitaro Tawaraya, Ryouta Hirose, and Tadao Wagatsuma, published at Biology and Fertility of Soils Phosphorus (P) is one of the essential elements for plant growth and often the first limiting nutrient in…

Symbiotic fungi and rhizospheric phosphate solubilization in weeds

From the report “Occurrence of symbiotic fungi and rhizospheric phosphate solubilization in weeds“, of Edson Aparecido dos Santos, Lino Roberto Ferreira, Maurício Dutra Costa, Marliane de Cássia Soares da Silva, Marcelo Rodrigues dos Reis and André Cabral França, published at Acta Scientiarum A total of 36 weed species were evaluated for the occurrence of mycorrhizae…

Colonization of olive cultivars' root system by arbuscular mycorrhiza fungus

From the report “Colonization of Greek olive cultivars’ root system by arbuscular mycorrhiza fungus: root morphology, growth, and mineral nutrition of olive plants“, of Theocharis ChatzistathisI; Michail OrfanoudakisII; Dimitrios AlifragisIII; Ioannis TheriosI, published at Scientia Agricola Rooted leafy cuttings of three Greek olive (Olea europaea L.) cultivars (Koroneiki, Kothreiki and Chondrolia Chalkidikis) were grown for…

Rôle des mycorhizes dans l'alimentation de vegetaux ligneux de zones arides

Du le report “Rôle des mycorhizes dans l’alimentation hydrique et minérale des plantes, notamment des ligneux de zones arides“, de INouaim R. et Chaussod R, publié a Cahiers Options Méditerranéennes, de CIHEAM   Les zones arides et semi-arides représentent 36% des terres émergées, une bonne partie relevant du climat ”méditerranéen”, à période sèche estivale. Dans ces…