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Research project

Distribution of fungi and plants

Determines the distribution of soil fungi the scarcity of various plants?

Vincent Merckx
NWO Veni 2011 NWO Veni 2011

NCB Naturalis Nationaal Herbarium Nederland

Plants and soil fungi exchange nutrients with each other. Various rare plants have become completely dependent on this interaction with fungi during the course of evolution. The researchers will study whether the distribution of fungi determines the rarity of these plants.

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