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Title: Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizae improve survival and growth of pine seedlings on acid coal spoils in Kentucky and Virginia

Abstract

Studied was the effect of ectomycorrhizae formed by the fungus Pisolithus tinctorius on growth of loblolly and shortleaf pine seedlings in acid coal spoils. Seedling production was tested on both Kentucky and Virginia coal spoils. Pisolithus ectomycorrhizae improved the survival and growth of pine seedlings; seedlings treated with ectomycorrhizae from Thelephora terrestris exhibited lower growth rates and accumulated higher levels of selenium, iron, aluminum, and manganese. The use of Pisolithus ectomycorrhizae in land reclamation projects should be studied further. (23 references, 3 tables)

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USFS Inst for Mycorrhizal RandD, Ga; Va Div of Forestry
OSTI Identifier:
5473200
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Reclam. Rev.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2:1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; FUNGI; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; PINES; CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES; SPOIL BANKS; REVEGETATION; ALUMINIUM; COAL MINES; IRON; LAND RECLAMATION; MANGANESE; PLANT GROWTH; SELENIUM; SURVIVAL CURVES; CONIFERS; ELEMENTS; GROWTH; METALS; MINES; PLANTS; SEMIMETALS; TRANSITION ELEMENTS; TREES; 560303* - Chemicals Metabolism & Toxicology- Plants- (-1987); 010800 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Waste Management; 510500 - Environment, Terrestrial- Site Resource & Use Studies- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Marx, D H, and Artman, J D. Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizae improve survival and growth of pine seedlings on acid coal spoils in Kentucky and Virginia. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Marx, D H, & Artman, J D. Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizae improve survival and growth of pine seedlings on acid coal spoils in Kentucky and Virginia. United States.
Marx, D H, and Artman, J D. Mon . "Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizae improve survival and growth of pine seedlings on acid coal spoils in Kentucky and Virginia". United States.
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title = {Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizae improve survival and growth of pine seedlings on acid coal spoils in Kentucky and Virginia},
author = {Marx, D H and Artman, J D},
abstractNote = {Studied was the effect of ectomycorrhizae formed by the fungus Pisolithus tinctorius on growth of loblolly and shortleaf pine seedlings in acid coal spoils. Seedling production was tested on both Kentucky and Virginia coal spoils. Pisolithus ectomycorrhizae improved the survival and growth of pine seedlings; seedlings treated with ectomycorrhizae from Thelephora terrestris exhibited lower growth rates and accumulated higher levels of selenium, iron, aluminum, and manganese. The use of Pisolithus ectomycorrhizae in land reclamation projects should be studied further. (23 references, 3 tables)},
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journal = {Reclam. Rev.; (United States)},
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volume = 2:1,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
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