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Evidence for Host Mycorrhizal Preference in Native Grassland Species

Author(s): S. S. Dhillion

Month: May
Year: 1992

Journal: Mycological Research
Volume: 96
Pages: 359-362

Article Topic(s): Mycorrhizae
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Schizachyrium scoparium (Little bluestem),


Evidence for mycorrhizal preferences in prairie grasses was studied using Schizachyrium scoparium, Andropogon gerardii and Sporobolus heterolepis and Glomus species of fungus. An unidentified species of Glomus showed the greatest ability to invade prairie species. Evidence for fungal preference was identified with the other fungi.

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S. S. Dhillion. "Evidence for Host Mycorrhizal Preference in Native Grassland Species." Mycological Research 96 (1992): 359-362.

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ISSN: 0953-7562
DOI: 10.1016/S0953-7562(09)80951-9

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