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Teaming with Fungi: The Organic Grower's Guide to Mycorrhizae

Jeff Lowenfels

List price £17.99
Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781604697292
Published:
01 Feb 2017
Publisher:
Timber Press
Dimensions:
220 pages - 228 x 152 x 16mm

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From the bestselling author of Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with Nutrients comes an important guide to mycorrhizae and the role they play in agriculture, horticulture, and hydroponics. Teaming with Fungi is the first book to accessibly explain the essential symbiotic relationship between soil-dwelling mycorrhizal fungi and plants. Almost every plant in a garden forms a relationship with fungi, and many plants would not exist without their fungal partners. By better understanding the relationship, gardeners can take advantage of the benefits of fungi, which include an increased uptake in nutrients, resistance to drought, earlier fruiting, and more. Learn how the fungi interact with plants, how to grow their own, and how best to employ them in the home garden.

“This book accomplishes what few other books have - helping the public use these essential fungi to improve the immune systems of plants." - Paul Stamets, author of Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

TEAMING WITH MICROBES ISBN 9780881927771, TEAMING WITH MICROBES: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web ISBN 9781604691139 and TEAMING WITH NUTRIENTS: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition ISBN 9781604693140
The first book about the essential symbiotic relationship between soil dwelling mycorrhizal fungi and plants.
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