54.4 MB (2.2 MB compressed)
5286 x 3599 pixels
44.7 x 30.5 cm ⏐ 17.6 x 12.0 in (300dpi)
MASSIMO BREGA, THE LIGHTHOUSE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MASSIMO BREGA, THE LIGHTHOUSE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Plant-fungi research. Chromatographic analysis showing the genetic map of the fungus Glomus. This research involves arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, an an example of mycorrhizal symbiosis. These fungi are mutualistic symbionts living in the roots of many land plant species. Extensive underground fungal networks connect the roots of different plants and are essential for the uptake of soil nutrients and their transfer to the host plants.
Model release not available. Property release not required.