Table II.

Percent mycorrhizal colonizationa by three AM fungi in roots of flax, medic, and tomato

Plant G. roseaG. caledoniumG. intraradices
Flax 40 ± 2 20 ± 4 53 ± 5
Medic 84 ± 1 77 ± 3 99 ± 0
Tomato 32 ± 5 44 ± 2 82 ± 2
  • a Percent colonization was determined by a line intercept method (McGonigle et al., 1990) following clearing in 10% (w/v) KOH and staining with Trypan blue (Smith et al., 2000). Means and ses of means of three replicate pots.