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By R. M. Miller, J. D. Jastrow (auth.), Yoram Kapulnik, David D. Douds Jr. (eds.)
Recent years have introduced an upsurge of curiosity within the learn of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, partially as a result of the consciousness that the potent usage of those symbiotic soil fungi may be crucial in sustainable agriculture. extraordinary development has been made over the past decade within the examine of this symbiosis mostly due to expanding exploitation of molecular instruments. even if early emphasis was once put on using molecular instruments to check physiological tactics prompted through the symbiosis, akin to expression of symbiosis-specific polypeptides and modulation of host defences, different purposes look forward to. It used to be seen to us that collecting leaders within the box to summarize those issues and indicate study wishes used to be beneficial if we have been to appreciate the body structure and serve as of AM fungi at a molecular point. additionally, now we have taken the chance to give those reports in a logical series of themes starting from the initiation of the existence cycle of the fungus to its services in plant progress and within the lower than flooring surroundings. It was once a problem to restrict this flood of data to the confines of 1 textual content. this can be a very intriguing time for mycorrhiza biologists and it really is our desire that a few of this pleasure is conveyed to our readers.