publication . Article . 2016

Correlations of Glomalin Contents and PAHs Removal in Alfalfa-vegetated Soils with Inoculation of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

YANG Zhen-ya; ZONG Jiong; ZHU Xue-zhu; LING Wan-ting;
Open Access Chinese
  • Published: 01 Jul 2016 Journal: Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment (issn: 2095-6819, eissn: 2095-6819, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Agro-Environmental Protection Institute, Ministry of Agriculture
The correlations of glomalin contents and removal of phenanthrene and pyrene as representative polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soils with inoculation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi(AMF) were investigated. The test AMF included Glomus etunicatum(Ge), Glomus mosseae(Gm), and Glomus lamellosum(Gla), and the host plant was alfalfa(Medicago sativa L.). The AMF hyphal density and contents of easily extractable glomalin and total glomalin in AMF-inoculated soils were observed to increase with cultivation time from 35 d to 75 d. Comparing with the control treatment(CK) without AMF inoculation, the contents of easily extractable glomalin in soil increased 48....
free text keywords: arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, hyphal density, glomalin, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, soil remediation, Agriculture (General), S1-972, Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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