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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Interaction between vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant pathogens.
Effect of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi inoculation on seedling growth in several species of vegetable crops.
A new method which gives an objective measure of colonization of roots by vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Effect of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and of Agrobacterium radiobacter on maize growth.
Improved procedures for clearing and staining parasitic and vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for rapid assessment of infection.
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.