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mycotrophic

(of plants) having mycorrhizae associated with the root system.
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For completeness, he mentioned parasitic plants and mycotrophic plants, which rely on mycorrhizal fungi to pass them materials from a woody plant.
Host preference among AM fungi has been reported by earlier workers [22,12], hence, the need for inoculating different mycotrophic plants has been stressed [17,4].
Greater proportions of the plant species present in early successional communities are either non-mycotrophic or facultative mycotrophic while most of the later successional species are either obligate or facultative (Allen 1991).
Several recent studies have demonstrated that AM fungi are ubiquitous and ecologically important in tallgrass prairie, and that co-occurring plant species vary considerably in their germination, growth, and flowering responses to mycorrhizal infection along a continuum from highly responsive, obligately mycotrophic species to facultatively mycotrophic, nonresponsive species (Hetrick et al.
Nevertheless, recent studies show that Trichoderma is essentially mycotrophic (ATANASOVA et al.
Mycorrhizal colonization is common in tomato plants and well documented as a mycotrophic plant (Kubota et al.
Terrestrial orchids: From seeds to mycotrophic plants.
Especially achlorophyllous, mycotrophic plants, which essentially rely on their mycorrhiza, cannot afford to waste or overuse their mycorrhizal fungus (Imhof 1998b), and, correspondingly, mycorrhizal structures were found in myco-heterotrophic plants allowing a sustained benefit from the endophyte for the plant (Imhof 1997, Imhof 1998a, Imhof 1999c).
Nutrient acquisition and community structure in co-occurring mycotrophic and non-mycotrophic old-field annuals.