Concepts in Mycorrhizal Research by Deepti Srivastava, Rupam Kapoor, S. K. Srivastava (auth.),

By Deepti Srivastava, Rupam Kapoor, S. K. Srivastava (auth.), K. G. Mukerji (eds.)

Mycorrhiza stands out as the concentration of analysis and examine for the arrival decade. profitable survival and upkeep of plant hide is usually depending on mycorrhization. over the past decade approximately ten books have seemed on quite a few features of mycorrhiza, together with on method. the current publication has been compiled to provide a whole and entire description of the subject to the scholars and researchers in botany, utilized mycology, biotechnology, forestry and agriculture. The publication may also be invaluable to planners facing biofertilizers and forestation. in addition to themes of educational curiosity, the quantity comprises numerous facets that are distinctive and are written approximately for the 1st time, e.g.:

  • Arbuscular Mycorrhizal symbiosis - acceptance and specificity;
  • Mycorrhizal Integration and mobile compatibility among Endomycorrhizal symbionts;
  • Cost - economics of present technique for inoculum creation of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi;
  • Mycorrhiza: Ecological Implications of Plant interactions;
  • Outplanting functionality of mycorrhizal inoculated seedlings;
  • Fluorescence microscopy in mycorrhiza reports and Ectomycorrhizal fungi as experimental organism.

different facets no longer pointed out above comprise newest stories relating vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza and ectomycorrhizae. different evaluation chapters were written by way of global specialists of their respective specialisations giving extra brand new info than is supplied wherever else.
This publication offers with all significant points of mycorrhiza, giving constitution, ultrastructure, ecology and purposes in agriculture and forestry.

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Interactions between plant water status, water use and mycorrhizae have been studied by many (13,38,97). Colonization of roots by VAM fungi affects the mechanisms that control plant water relations, root hydraulic conductivity (205), leaf conductance ( 14 ), leaf gas exchange ( 132), leaf expansion (166), osmotic adjustment (15) and phytohormone production (120). There is increasing evidence that soil and root water status is linked to leaf growth and gas exchange (12,13,159). In this respect modifications in production of phytohormones by VAM ( 120,204) which is under the influence of soil water status (135,300,301) may become important in under standing of combined VAM and plant soil water status effects on plant development and function under drought.

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