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  • adj. Similar to a small tree; shrublike

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a dwarf tree; shrublike.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling an arbuscule; tufted.


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  • The group called arbuscular fungi is especially interesting, because many of them penetrate plant roots with a spider web of branched hyphae (fungus "roots"), which also spread out into the surrounding soil.

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  • Leaf 15N abundance of subarctic plants provides field evidence that ericoid, ectomycorrhizal and non - and arbuscular mycorrhizal species access different sources of soil nitrogen.

    Effects of changes in climate and UV radiation levels on function of arctic ecosystems in the short and long term

  • Miombo is notable among dry tropical woodlands for the dominance of tree species with ectomycorrhizal rather than vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal associations.

    Angolan Miombo woodlands

  • Increase and maintenance of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.

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  • Like Rhizobium, vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (YAM) are soil organisms that invade the roots of NFTs and other plants to form symbiotic relationships.

    Chapter 4

  • The majority of tropical nitrogen fixing trees form symbiotic associations with vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae (YAM) in the endomycorrhizal group.

    Chapter 5

  • Effect of soil liming and vesicular-arbuscular-mycorrhizal inoculation on the growth and micronutrient content of the teff plant.

    Chapter 28

  • They also showed that vesicular-arbuscular (VA) mycorrhizal infection occurs in acid tropical soils and that nodulation rates increase when mycorrhizae have infected the root.

    Chapter 8

  • Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae affect lowland tropical rain forest plant growth.

    Chapter 8

  • An evaluation of techniques for measuring vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal infection in roots.

    Chapter 8


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