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Mycorrhizas in Relation to Plant Rarity and Invasiveness

  • Manzoor Ahmad Shah
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Abstract

The growing anthropogenic impacts on natural environments have brought many prized species to different degrees of rarity and endangerment. Whether mycorrhizal interactions, in terms of colonisation intensity and impact, contribute towards intrinsic or human-mediated rarity in plants and/or whether or not these mutualists play some role in invasiveness of plants comprises new and challenging dimensions of mycorrhizal research. In fact, understanding the factors that contribute to plant rarity and invasiveness per se is an interesting discourse.

Keywords

Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Invasive Species Mycorrhizal Fungus Invasive Plant Arbuscular Mycorrhiza 
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  • Manzoor Ahmad Shah
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of KashmirSrinagarIndia

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