How can I make my mycorrhiza to make spores
K N and P J Harris
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Sat Oct 25 06:10:27 EST 1997
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> I am trying to isolate native mycorrhizal fungi from Swiss Soils. I am
> using paspalum and maize as trap plants. Plant roots are infected and
> vesicles. I have, however, a hell of a time to have them make spores.
> What do I do wrong?. Could somebody please help.
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The advice given before is worth trying. Our method was to simply chop
off the tops of the plants and leave them for about three weeks before
looking for the spores.
(You have some good AMF workers in Switzerland - if you email me at
<P.J.Harris at reading.ac.uk> I can give you some addresses.
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