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Revision as of 20:12, 8 March 2008

Introduction

The rizosphere refers to the region of soil near plant roots. Compared to the rest of soil, this area is relatively luxurious- nutrients are more plentiful and bacteria abound. Sylvia et al compare the rizosphere to an oasis.

Soil Environment Associated with Plants

Rhizoplane

Rhizosphere

Physical Environment

Plant Exudates

Microbial Communities

Bacteria
Archaea
Fungi

Other

Biotic Interactions in the Rhizosphere

General Impacts on Plants of Rhizosphere Microorganisms

General Impacts on Rhizosphere Microorganisms of Plants

Symbiotic Relationships

Mycorrhizal Fungi

Other

Innoculants

References

  • Sylvia, D., Fuhrmann,J., Hartel, P., Zuberer, D. 2005. Principles and Applications of Soil Microbiology. Pearson Education Inc. New Jersey.

Edited by students of Kate Scow