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MYCORRHIZAL TECHNOLOGY IN AFFORESTATION OF MARGINALLY ECONOMIC LAND

Objective

TO DEVELOP PRACTICAL TECHNIQUES AND ASSESS THEIR VALUE FOR INOCULATING FOREST TREE SEEDLINGS WITH SELECTED MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI.

SELECTION AND ISOLATION OF MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI; OPTIMIZATION OF CULTURES; INOCULUM PRODUCTION AND FORMULATION; ASSESSMENT OF SITE INFECTION POTENTIAL; ASSESSMENT OF RECEPTIVITY OF SITE SOILS; SITE PREPARATION; INOCULATION OF SEEDLINGS FOR MAIN STUDY; COMPARISON OF CONTAINER AND BRE-ROOT SEEDLING INOCULATION; FUMIGATION STUDIES; PROTECTION AGAINST PATHOGENS; OUTPLANTING OF INOCULATED SEEDLINGS; MYCORRHIZAL ASSESSMENT OF SEEDLINGS; NON-DESTRUCTIVE FIELD ASSESSMENT;

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

FORESTRY COMMISSION RESEARCH AGENCY
Address
Alice Holt Lodge, Wrecclesham
Farnham
United Kingdom

Participants (1)

NERC Institute of Terrestrial Ecology
United Kingdom
Address
Edinburgh Research Station Bush Estate
EH26 0QB Penicuik