Andrew Tomes

Andrew Tomes

Sep 18, 2014

Group 6 Copy 25
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Mycorrhizae are fungi that live in the soil and form partnerships with plants, providing hard-to-find nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus in exchange for sugar. Plants that rely on mycorrhizae tend to perform poorly in areas where their partners are not present. This project's goal is to test whether establishing mycorrhizae on American chestnut seedlings in the lab can improve their growth and survival in the field.
    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Is yaupon holly extract an effective and safe way to induce cancer cell death?

    Last year our lab discovered that human leukemia cells treated with yaupon holly leaf extract caused cancer...

    Gila monster genomics: conservation, venom, and treatments for Type-II diabetes

    The Gila monster, with its distinctive black and orange pattern, is one of Arizona’s most iconic animals. A...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 11 people