A zinc-adapted fungus protects pines from zinc stress
Adriaensen, K × van der Lelie, D Van Laere, André Vangronsveld, J Colpaert, JV #
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
New Phytologist vol:161 issue:2 pages:549-555
Here we investigated zinc tolerance of ectomycorrhizal Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) seedlings. An ectomycorrhizal genotype of Suillus bovinus, collected from a Zn-contaminated site and showing adaptive Zn tolerance in vitro, was compared with a nonadapted isolate from a nonpolluted area.