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Root Colonization by an Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Fungus Increases Growth and Secondary Metabolism of Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench

Author(s): G. Araim, A. Saleem, J. T. Arnason and C. Charest

Month: Mar
Year: 2009

Journal: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Volume: 57
Issue: 6
Pages: 2255-2258

Article Topic(s): Medicinal chemistry, Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower),

Abstract

Examines the effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) colonization on the physiology and biochemistry of Echinacea purpurea. AM colonization significantly increased the mass of shoots and roots and the concentrations of proteins and most of the phenolics in the roots.

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G. Araim, A. Saleem, J. T. Arnason and C. Charest. "Root Colonization by an Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) Fungus Increases Growth and Secondary Metabolism of Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57.6 (2009): 2255-2258.

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ISSN: 0021-8561
DOI: 10.1021/jf803173x

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