The Value of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Field Crops

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Author(s) Geoffrey Siemering, Matthew Ruark, Francisco Arriaga, Erin Silva, Heidi Johnson.

Many important field crops can benefit from an association with AMF (arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi), which increase plant growth and yield. AMF provide a plant with additional water and nutrients that the plant could not otherwise extract from the soil. This handy fact sheet details soil management practices that impact AMF presence in soil (4 pages; 2016).