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Imaging complex nutrient dynamics in mycelial networks

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© Cambridge University Press 2007 and Cambridge University Press, 2009. Basidiomycetes are the major agents of decomposition and nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems, occurring as both saprotrophs and mycorrhizal symbionts (Boddy and Watkinson, 1995; Smith and Read, 1997). The mycelium can scavenge and sequester nutrients from soil, concentrate nutrients from decomposing organic matter, relocate nutrients between different organic resources, and ultimately make nutrients available to plants ...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
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Volume:
9780521850292
Pages:
3-21
Host title:
Fungi in the Environment
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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519693
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0521850290
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9780521850292

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