Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) colonise plant roots, increasing nutrient uptake.
They also lead to secondary benefits including protection from soilbourne pathogens and increased drought tolerance.
Onion-AMF interactions are common due to the shallow root system of the plant host.
We are currently screening the onion diversity set for growth and nutritional responses to AMF.
Glasshouse trial to assess growth and nutritional responses to AMF