Heavy metal tolerance by ectomycorrhizal fungi and metal amelioration by Pisolithus tinctorius

@article{Tam2004HeavyMT,
  title={Heavy metal tolerance by ectomycorrhizal fungi and metal amelioration by Pisolithus tinctorius},
  author={Paul C. F. Tam},
  journal={Mycorrhiza},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={181-187}
}
  • P. C. Tam
  • Published 1 February 1995
  • Environmental Science
  • Mycorrhiza
Five ectomycorrhizal fungi, Pisolithus tinctorius, Thelephora terrestris, Cenococcum geophilum, Hymenogaster sp. and Scleroderma sp., which were demonstrated previously to be capable of forming ectomycorrhizas with some pine, eucalypt and fagaceous tree species were grown in vitro in liquid cultures for 3 weeks at six different concentrations of nine heavy metals, aluminium, iron, copper, zinc, nickel, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury. Measurements of mean mycelial dry weight yields… 
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