Arbuscular mycorrhizas modify plant responses to soil zinc addition

Timothy Cavagnaro, Sandy Dixon, F Andrew Smith

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Zinc deficiency is one of the most commonly reported plant and human nutrient deficiencies worldwide. Conversely, Zn is also a common environmental contaminant, significantly reducing plant growth. These contrasting effects of Zn on plant growth and nutrition have been the focus of a considerable number of studies; however, most studies focus on plant responses to soil Zn concentration under either deficient or toxic concentrations, but not both
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307 - 313
Number of pages7
JournalPlant and Soil
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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