vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

[və¦sik·yə·lər är¦bəs·kyə·lər ‚mī·kə‚rīz·əl ′fən‚jī]
(mycology)
Mycorrhizal fungi that grow into the root cortex of the host plant and penetrate root cells to form two kinds of specialized structures, arbuscules and vesicles. Also known as arbuscular mycorrhizae.
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Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: a determinant of plant community structure in early succession.
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Effect of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and of Agrobacterium radiobacter on maize growth.
Ethylene biosynthesis and activities of chitinase and [beta]-1,3-glucanase in the roots of host and non-host plants of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi after inoculation with Glomus mosseae.