Friday, April 17, 2015

The effect of Mycorrhizae on plants

A symbiotic relationship is a mutual association between two organisms in which they benefit each other. Such a symbiotic association with plants and fungi is a Mycorrhizal association.

Roots mycorrhizal association
How plants benefit from mychorrizae


What happens in a Mycorrhizal association is that the beneficial fungi attach to the roots of the plants to get nutrition in the form of glucose while the plant benefits by improved uptake of nutrients from the soil using these fungi.

ProMix HP makes an excellent ready to use professional growing medium containing Mychorrizae and you can see how effective it is in growing plants in this video:

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