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Mycorrhizal associations in Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae) from forested and non-forested sitesAuthor(s): Cynthia D. Huebner; Carolyn McQuattie; Joanne Rebbeck
Source: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 134(1): 27-33.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionAilanthus altissima tree seedlings were excavated from each of two habitats: (1) a forest adjacent to a trail and stream and (2) a non-forested steep, barren slope adjacent to a major highway. Each seedling root system was examined for colonization by mycorrhizal structures using light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. The roots were colonized by one or more endomycorrhizal fungi with Arum-type colonization.
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CitationHuebner, Cynthia D.; McQuattie, Carolyn; Rebbeck, Joanne. 2007. Mycorrhizal associations in Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae) from forested and non-forested sites. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 134(1): 27-33.
KeywordsAilanthus altissima, Arum-colonization, endomycorrhizae
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