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Propagation of the little club-spur orchid (Platanthera clavellata) by symbiotic seed germination and its ecological implications
Abstract Propagation of the auto-pollinated terrestrial orchid, Platanthera clavellata , using symbiotic seed germination is described. Seed from three populations in the southern AppalachiansExpand
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Symbiotic germination of three semi-aquatic rein orchids (Habenaria repens, H. quinquiseta, H. macroceratitis) from Florida
The destruction of wetlands in populated areas (e.g. Florida) has prompted interest in habitat restoration. We describe a symbiotic technique to germinate seeds of three semi-aquatic rein orchidExpand
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Conservation-driven Propagation of an Epiphytic Orchid (Epidendrum nocturnum) with a Mycorrhizal Fungus
Seeds of an endangered epiphytic orchid from Florida (Epidendrum nocturnum Jacquin) germinated in vitro with a mycorrhizal fungus (Epulorhiza repens (Bernard) Moore) using a technique normallyExpand
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Symbiotic seed germination of an orchid in decline (Platanthera integra) from the Green Swamp, North Carolina.
In vitro symbiotic seed germination of the yellow fringeless-orchid, Platanthera integra (Nuttall) Gray ex Beck, is reported. Seeds of P integra collected from the Green Swamp (Brunswick, County,Expand
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Protocorm mycobionts of the Federally threatened eastern prairie fringed orchid, Platanthera leucophaea (Nutt.) Lindley, and a technique to prompt leaf elongation in seedlings
A yet unresolved question in orchid biology is whether mycorrhizal fungi (= mycobionts) utilized as a carbon source by young seedlings (= protocorms) are different from those utilized by adultExpand
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An endosymbiotic conidial fungus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, protects the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, from desiccation imposed by an entomopathogenic fungus.
The functional role of an endosymbiotic conidial fungus (Scopulariopsis brevicaulis) prevalent within the integumental glands and hemocoel of the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) wasExpand
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Non-specific symbiotic germination of Cynorkis purpurea (Thouars) Kraezl., a habitat-specific terrestrial orchid from the Central Highlands of Madagascar
Orchids, particularly terrestrial taxa, rely mostly on basidiomycete fungi in the Cantharellales and Sebacinales that trigger the process of seed germination and/or initiate the full development ofExpand
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Reintroduction of an endangered terrestrial orchid, Dactylorhiza hatagirea (D. Don) Soo, assisted by symbiotic seed germination: First report from the Indian subcontinent
Symbiotic germination has practical merit for both conservation and horticulture, but it remains an underutilized tool for orchids in peril on the Indian subcontinent. Dactylorhiza hatagirea (D. Don)Expand
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