Climate change and mycorrhizae

Brendan A. Niemira niemirab at student.msu.edu
Fri Jan 13 12:43:00 EST 1995


In Article <3enbod$n43 at nntp1.u.washington.edu> "boe666 at u.washington.edu (Peter Werner)" says:
> I'm going to be writing a research paper on the effects of several types 
> of environmental disruption on mycorrhizae and how this in turn effects 
> forest health.  So far, I've been able to find quite a bit of literature 
> on the effects of acid precipitation on mycorrhizae, as well as some 
> literature on the effects of disturbances such as logging.
> 
> What I haven't been able to find is anything about the effects of climate 
> change on mycorrhizal fungi.  Changes in temperature and, especially, 
> precipitation patterns would seem to have a strong effect on these fungi, 
> significantly altering the distribution of these species, at the very 
> least.  If anyone knows of any literature that has been written about
> this subject, I'd greatly appreciate the reference.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> PGW
> 



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