Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Mycorrhizal fungi - nitrogen transfer discovery

Mycorrhizal fungi - nitrogen transfer discovery
-Dr. Michael Amaranthus & Larry Simpson
Australian Farm Journal, March 2011 

Fascinating 2011 article about Amino Acids and mycorrhizal fungi.  It includes pictures of amino acids actually being absorbed into the endomycorhhizal hyphae (left) and then being transferred into roots (right).  They were able to take nano-sized, illuminated quantum dots and attach them to the amino acids, so could be seen under a microscope.

Follow this link and read more.