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Reduced diversity of AM fungi in annually cropped fields of the Canadian prairie
The arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi are important service providers to agriculture that are impacted by certain cultural practices. We assessed the status of AM fungal resources in the Prairie, from the Grey to the Brown ...
Large scale validation of an am fungal-based biofertilizer and its management with rhizobium for bean production, in central and western cuba
Forty workshops were given to teach farmers how to improve fertilizer use efficiency in bean through the use of biofertilizers. Experiments were set up in 50 fields on commercial farms. Two treatments were applied in all ...
Microbial phosphorus pools in a long-term organic farming system in Scott, Saskatchewan
Organic farmers across Saskatchewan face widespread phosphorus (P) shortages. Due to the lack of inputs in organic systems, organic farmers must rely on mechanisms like crop rotation and naturally-occurring arbuscular ...
Association of chickpea root with soil fungi: a comparison of cultivars
Field crops influence soil microbiota, impacting the health status and productivity of cropping systems. We conducted a two year field experiment using thirteen genotypes of chickpea and applied deep amplicon pyrosequencing ...
Estimating the AM fungal resources of wheat fields
The arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi are a taxonomic group of microscopic soil dwellers generally promoting the growth of most plant species, including wheat, by mobilizing soil minerals, in particular soil P. Despite ...