BIOL 2043 Lecture 15: Plant-Fungal Interactions, part 1Premium
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20th October 2018
PLANT -FUNGAL INTERACTION
.More like animals than plants
.Macro tmicroscopic species
.Can be unicellular or filamentous
.More than 15 million species worldwide
but we've only described so ,ooo so far
.Have intimate alliances with plant roots and their micro symbionts
to have amutualistic relationship ]
Just line nitrogen
Mycorrhizal Fungi Nitrogen -fixing bacteria
-most plants -Only some plants
-Extensive fungal surface -Bacteria -nodules help with
-Helps wlnvtrient and Hao nitrogen fixation
gets soil nutrients and fungus gets photosynthetic
sugars from the plant .
IEcto )(Endo )
Can be Ectomycorrhizal or
some plants .most plants
.live outside the root .live within
+between cells cells £b.
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