Mycorrhizal fungi form symbiotic relationships with plant roots, increasing nutrient and water availability to plants and improving soil stability. Mechanical disturbance of soil has been found to reduce mycorrhizal inoculum in soils, but findings have been inconsistent.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Applied biological sciences