The diverse assemblage of fungal endophytes from orchids in Madagascar linked to abiotic factors and seasonality.This article belongs to the Special Issue The Ecology and Diversity of Orchids.
Yokoya, Kazutomo ; Zettler, Lawrence W. ; Bell, Jake ; Kendon, Jonathan P. ; Jacob, Alison S. …
Recovery of mycorrhizal fungi from wild collected protocorms of Madagascan endemic orchid Aerangis ellisii (B.S. Williams) Schltr. and their use in seed germination in vitroOrchid mycorrhizal fungi (OMF) are critical for seed germination and maintaining natural populations of orchids, yet the degree of specificity of most orchids to their mycorrhizal associates remains unknown. Many orchids are at risk of extinction, whether generalists or specialists, but orchid species of narrow fungal specificity are arguably under...
Kendon, Jonathan P. ; Yokoya, Kazutomo ; Zettler, Lawrence W. ; Jacob, Alison S. ; McDiarmid, Faye …