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Growth and nutrient content of herbaceous seedlings associated with biological soil crusts
Author(s): R. L. Pendleton, B. K. Pendleton, G. L. Howard and S. D. Warren
Journal: Arid Land Research and Management
Article Topic(s): Mycorrhizae,Nutrients,Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Gaillardia pulchella (Indian blanket),
AbstractExamines the effects of biological soil crusts and inoculation with the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus on the growth of several species including Gaillardia pulchella. Above- an below-ground biomass increased in the presence of crust material, likely due to increased nitrogen from the crust.
Suggested CitationR. L. Pendleton, B. K. Pendleton, G. L. Howard and S. D. Warren. "Growth and nutrient content of herbaceous seedlings associated with biological soil crusts." Arid Land Research and Management 17.3 (2003): 271-281.