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Working with Mycorrhizas in Forestry and Agriculture
This manual is the result of an ACIAR-sponsored workshop to promote the use of mycorrhizal fungi for eucalypt plantation forestry in China. The manual explains procedures used by scientists who workExpand
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Mycorrhizal associations and other means of nutrition of vascular plants: understanding the global diversity of host plants by resolving conflicting information and developing reliable means of
A comprehensive appraisal of the mycorrhizal literature provides data for 336 plant families representing 99% of flowering plants, with regard to mycorrhizas and other nutritional adaptations. InExpand
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Coevolution of roots and mycorrhizas of land plants
Summary Here, the coevolution of mycorrhizal fungi and roots is assessed in the light of evidence now available, from palaeobotanical and morphological studies and the analysis of DNA-basedExpand
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A berberine-aniline blue fluorescent staining procedure for suberin, lignin, and callose in plant tissue
SummaryA fluorescent staining procedure to detect suberin, lignin and callose in plants has been developed. This procedure greatly improves on previous methods for visualizing Casparian bands in rootExpand
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Mycorrhizas in Natural Ecosystems
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the ecological implications of mycorrhizal associations in natural ecosystems and the role of soil or environmental factors, mycorrhizal fungusExpand
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A new method for observing the morphology of vesicular–arbuscular mycorrhizae
A new procedure using chlorazol black E has been developed for staining vesicular–arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in cleared roots. In a comparative study, chlorazol black E was found to be muchExpand
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Efficient lipid staining in plant material with sudan red 7B or fluorol yellow 088 in polyethylene glycol glycerol
Polyethylene glycol (400) with 90% glycerol (aqueous) is introduced as an efficient solvent system for lipid stains. Various lipid-soluble dyes were dissolved in this solvent system and tested forExpand
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Diversity and classification of mycorrhizal associations
  • M. Brundrett
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 August 2004
Most mycorrhizas are‘balanced’mutualistic associations in which the fungus and plant exchange commodities required for their growth and survival. Myco‐heterotrophic plantsExpand
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Plant mineral nutrition in ancient landscapes: high plant species diversity on infertile soils is linked to functional diversity for nutritional strategies
Ancient landscapes, which have not been glaciated in recent times or disturbed by other major catastrophic events such as volcanic eruptions, are dominated by nutrient-impoverished soils. If theseExpand
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Rampant Gene Loss in the Underground Orchid Rhizanthella gardneri Highlights Evolutionary Constraints on Plastid Genomes
Since the endosymbiotic origin of chloroplasts from cyanobacteria 2 billion years ago, the evolution of plastids has been characterized by massive loss of genes. Most plants and algae depend onExpand
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