Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in perennial pastures; responses to long-term lime application

Guo, Y. J. and Ni, Y. and Raman, H. and Wilson, B. A. L. and Ash, G. J. and Wang, A. S. and Li, G. D. (2012) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in perennial pastures; responses to long-term lime application. Plant and Soil, 351 (1-2). pp. 389-403. ISSN 0032-079X


Background and aims We investigated the genetic diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in soils and the roots of Phalaris aquatica L., Trifolium subterraneum L., and Hordeum leporinum Link growing in limed and unlimed soil, the influence of lime application on AMF colonization and the relationship between AMF diversity and soil chemical properties. Methods The sampling was conducted on a long-term liming experimental site, established in 1992, in which lime was applied every 6 years to maintain soil pH (in CaCl2) at 5.5 in the 0–10 cm soil depth. Polymerase chain reaction, cloning and sequencing techniques were used to investigate the diversity of AMF.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 03:09
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 04:58
Uncontrolled Keywords: diversity; Glomeromycota; Hordeum leporinum; Phalaris aquatic; Soil acidity; Trifolium subterraneum
Fields of Research (2008): 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070308 Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Fields of Research (2020): 30 AGRICULTURAL, VETERINARY AND FOOD SCIENCES > 3004 Crop and pasture production > 300409 Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
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