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Studies on the growth of certain ectomycorrhizal fungi in culture media and in the host under axenic conditions

Rangarajan, M.; Narayanan, R.; Kandasamy, D.; Oblisami, G.

Trends in mycorrhizal research Proceedings of the National Conference on Mycorrhiza, held at Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, Feb 14-16, 1990: 126-127


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Media were tested for culturing ectomycorrhizal fungi isolated from pine roots. In tests with inoculations of Amanita muscaria, Rhizopogon, Laccaria laccata, Scleroderma verrucosa and Pisolithus tinctorius on the growth of Pinus caribaea in axenic culture, nearly 80% survived, compared with mortality rates of 5 out of 6 in the uninoculated controls.

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