SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY OF SURFACE FEATURES OF EUCALYPT MYCORRHIZAS

Authors

  • R. J. SEVIOUR,

    1. Botany Department, Australian National University, P.O. Box 4, Canberra, A.C. T. 2600
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      Biochemistry Department, Bendigo College of Advanced Education, Education, Edwards Road Campus, P.O. Box 199, Bendigo, Victoria, 3550.

  • D. HAMILTON,

    1. Botany Department, Australian National University, P.O. Box 4, Canberra, A.C. T. 2600
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    • Forestry Department, Australian National University, Canberra, A.C.T. 2600.

  • G. A. CHILVERS

    1. Botany Department, Australian National University, P.O. Box 4, Canberra, A.C. T. 2600
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SUMMARY

Scanning electron micrographs of surface features are a useful aid for distinguishing mycorrhizas formed by different fungal components. Some of these features raise important questions about mycorrhizal morphogenesis and associated hyphal wall structure.

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