Canopy gaps decrease microbial densities and disease risk for a shade-intolerant tree species

@inproceedings{Reinhart2010CanopyGD,
  title={Canopy gaps decrease microbial densities and disease risk for a shade-intolerant tree species},
  author={Kurt O Reinhart and Alejandro A. Royo and Stacie A. Kageyama and Keith Clay},
  year={2010}
}
Canopy disturbances such as windthrow events have obvious impacts on forest structure and composition aboveground, but changes in soil microbial communities and the consequences of these changes are less understood.We characterized the densities of a soil-borne pathogenic oomycete (Pythium) and a common saprotrophic zygomycete (Mortierella) in nine pairs of forest gaps created by windthrows and adjacent forest understories. We determined the levels of Pythium necessary to cause disease by… CONTINUE READING
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