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Relationship of seed source and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculum type to growth and colonization of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
Author(s): N. Cavender and M. Knee
Journal: Plant and Soil
Article Topic(s): Ecotype,Mycorrhizae
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Andropogon gerardii (Big bluestem),
AbstractThe effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal source (commercial and prairie) on root colonization and plant growth was studied in plants from 5 populations of Andropogon gerardii. Root length colonization was highly variable but positively correlated with plant dry weight. Inoculum source did not significantly affect root colonization.
Suggested CitationN. Cavender and M. Knee. "Relationship of seed source and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculum type to growth and colonization of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)." Plant and Soil 285.1-2 (2006): 57-65.