Andrew Tomes

Andrew Tomes

Aug 26, 2014

Group 6 Copy 34
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

Water Purification for Developing Countries

Each year, more than 3.5 million people die from lack of access to clean water in developing countries. Our...

Aptapaper: Detecting Pathogens on a Simple Piece of Paper

The Michigan Synthetic Biology Team is excited to be building Aptapaper, a device used to detect proteins on...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 11 people