• Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO 2 on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their role in moderating plant allometric partitioning

    1 month ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Elevated atmospheric CO 2 concentration effects on plants depend on several factors including plant photosynthetic physiology , soil nutrient availability and plants' co-evolved soil-dwelling fungal symbionts, namely arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Complicated interactions among these components will determine the outcomes for plants. Therefore, clearer understanding is needed of how plant growth and nutrient uptake, along with root-colonising AM fungal communities, are simultaneously impacted by eCO 2. We conducted a factorial growth chamber experiment with a C 3 and a C 4 grass...
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