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- Bedini, Stefano, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Biodiversity and conservation 2008 v.17 no.3 pp. 643-657
- Ammophila arenaria; Scutellospora; anthropogenic activities; beneficial microorganisms; coasts; dunes; mycorrhizal fungi; protected species; sequence analysis
- ... We report the establishment of the first in situ collection of beneficial symbiotic microorganisms (arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi) in the world, located in an integrally protected area of coastal sand dunes, within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve “Selva Pisana”, in Tuscany, Italy. In this collection the genus Scutellospora, which has been reported to be threatened by anthropogenic disturbance, was a r ...