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Nutrient addition affects AM fungal performance and expression of plant/fungal feedback in three serpentine grasses

Author(s): D. J. Gustafson and B. B. Casper

Month: Feb
Year: 2004

Journal: Plant and Soil
Volume: 259
Issue: 1-2
Pages: 9-17

Article Topic(s): Mycorrhizae,,Fertilizer,Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse,Grassland

Species Referenced: Schizachyrium scoparium (Little bluestem), Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass),

Abstract

Researches the effects of fertilizer on the plant/soil community feedback. The performance of plants and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi were assessed in a greenhouse experiment. In two of the three species, plant/soil community feedback was observed, and this was affected by fertilizer.

Suggested Citation

D. J. Gustafson and B. B. Casper. "Nutrient addition affects AM fungal performance and expression of plant/fungal feedback in three serpentine grasses." Plant and Soil 259.1-2 (2004): 9-17.

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