Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth and essential oil composition in Ocimum basilicum var .

@inproceedings{opetta2007InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth and essential oil composition in Ocimum basilicum var .},
  author={opetta and ndrea and uido and ingua and Aura and Ardi and G Iorgio and asoero},
  year={2007}
}
  • opetta, ndrea, +5 authors asoero
  • Published 2007
Sweet basil is characterized by its essential oils, synthesized and stored in glandular hairs. Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi colonize the root of most terrestrial plants, forming a very common symbiosis. In the present paper, the effects induced by three arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomus mosseae or Gigaspora margarita or Gigaspora rosea) on shoot growth and essential oil production of Ocimum basilicum var. Genovese were evaluated. Gi. rosea significantly increased internode number and… CONTINUE READING

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