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Relation of soil nutrients and light to prevalence of mycorrhizae on pine seedlingsAuthor(s): Edward Hacskaylo; Albert G., Jr. Snow
Source: Station Paper NE-125. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOdd relationships abound among the wonders of Nature. Just as men keep cows, some ants herd aphids. The bee pays Nature for its food by pollinating the flower. One symbiotic relationship that concerns foresters is the coupling of tree roots with certain fungi to form compound structures, part tree root and part fungus mycelium, which we call mycorrhizae.
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CitationHacskaylo, Edward; Snow, Albert G., Jr. 1959. Relation of soil nutrients and light to prevalence of mycorrhizae on pine seedlings. Station Paper NE-125. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.
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