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- Dames, Joanna F., et al. Show all 2 Author
- South African journal of botany 2014 v.90 pp. 68-73
- Actinobacteria; Bacillus (bacteria); Paenibacillus; Rhizobium; ascomata; bacteria; hosts; indole acetic acid; laboratory experimentation; mycelium; phosphates; phylogeny; sequence homology; solubilization; symbionts; truffles; Africa
- ... Truffles are generally known to form a mycorrhizal relationship with plants. Kalaharituber pfeilii (Hennings) Trappe & Kagan-Zur is a species of desert truffle that is found in the southern part of Africa. The life cycle of this truffle has not been fully investigated as there are many unconfirmed plant species that have been suggested as potential hosts. Many mycorrhizal associations often involv ...
- Dames, Joanna F., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2015 v.213 pp. 114-120
- apples; calcium; composts; copper; correlation; field experimentation; glomalin; herbicides; leaves; magnesium; manganese; mycorrhizal fungi; nutrients; orchard soils; orchards; pathogenicity; soil depth; soil pH; spores; straw mulches; trees; vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae; weeds; zinc
- ... Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi are key components of agricultural soil–plant systems, which may be affected by agricultural practices. In organically managed (ORG) orchards, nutrients are supplied in the form of compost, and weeds are suppressed with mulches, whereas synthetic fertilizers and herbicides are used for these respective purposes in conventional (CON) orchards. The effects of ORG an ...