Initial association between Helianthemum and Terfezia is enhanced by low iron in the growth medium

VARDA KAGAN‐ZUR, ERAN RAVEH, SMADAR LISCHINSKY, NURIT ROTH‐BEJERANO

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Abstract

Activated charcoal added to artificial growth medium enhances initial association between the mycelium of the desert truffle Terfezia leonis Tul. and the roots of Helianthemum sessiliforum (Defs). Pers. in vitro. This is due, at least in part, to adsorption of iron.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)567-570
Number of pages4
JournalNew Phytologist
Volume127
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1994

Keywords

  • Helianthemum sessiliflorum
  • Terfezia leonis (desert truffle)
  • charcoal
  • iron adsorption
  • mycorrhiza

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Plant Science

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