Impacts of domestication of 27 crop species on the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis

From the report «Impacts of domestication on the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis of 27 crop species», of Nieves Martín‐Robles, Anika Lehmann, Erica Seco, Ricardo Aroca, Matthias C. Rillig, Rubén Milla, published at New Phytologist. Fertilization and other agricultural practices reduce soil AM fungi and root colonization. Such conditions might promote the evolution of low mycorrhizal responsive…

Desarrollo radicular

Del artículo «La raíz es el cerebro de la planta. Manejos y productos para potenciar el desarrollo radicular», publicado en la revista Red Agrícola. Pese a ser un componente clave para el rendimiento y la calidad de las cosechas, muchas veces no se presta a las raíces la debida atención, manejo y cuidado. Las raíces…

Influence of chromium (III) contaminated soil on soil mycobiota

From the report of SHIPRA CHOUDHARY, PERMOD KUMAR and and M U CHARAYA, “Influence of chromium (III) contaminated soil on soil mycobiota“, published in The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.   The contamination of surface water, ground water as well as the soils by the heavy metals carried along with industrial effluents ultimately lead to…

First International Conference Afro-Mediterranean Soils

From the web of the INRA Morocco First International Conference Afro-Mediterranean Soils: Constraints and Potentialities for Durable Management Healthy soils are crucial for ensuring food and fiber productions, resilience, adaptation and mitigation to climate change and variability. These challenges are more alarming in Afro-Mediterranean countries. As global economie growth and demographie shifts increase in these…

Rizosfera

El sòl en si mateix és un ecosistema on tenen lloc una sèrie de relacions d’alimentació, mort, degradació, i convivència, i per tant, les propietats del terreny estan fortament influïdes pels cicles biològics. I en un sentit estricte, la rizosfera és la part del sòl immediata a les arrels, tal que en extreure una arrel,…