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Endotrophic Mycorrhizae Influence Yellow Poplar Seedling Growth

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Science  14 Jun 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3572, pp. 1220-1221
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3572.1220

Abstract

Yellow poplar seedlings infected with endotrophic mycorrhizal fungi grow much faster than seedlings grown without mycorrhizae. A method of pot culture that uses natural soil structure provides an excellent means of studying growth differences due to microorganisms.