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Intercropping Acacia mangium stimulates AMF colonization and soil phosphatase activity in Eucalyptus grandis

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Autor(es):
Bini, Daniel [1] ; dos Santos, Cristiane Alcantara [2] ; Pinheiro da Silva, Mylenne Calcciolari [3] ; Bonfim, Joice Andrade [3] ; Bran Nogueira Cardoso, Elke Jurandy [3]
Número total de Autores: 5
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] State Univ Cent West Parana, Dept Biol Sci, R Simeao Camargo Varela Sa 03, BR-85040080 Guarapuava, PR - Brazil
[2] Campo Real Coll, Dept Agron Engn, R Comendador Norberto 1299, BR-85015240 Guarapuava, PR - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, ESALQ, Dept Crop Sci, Av Padua Dias 11, BR-13418900 Piracicaba, SP - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 3
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Scientia Agricola; v. 75, n. 2, p. 102-110, MAR-APR 2018.
Citações Web of Science: 6
Resumo

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are very important to plant nutrition, mostly in terms of acquisition of P and micronutrients. While Acacia mangium is closely associated with AMF throughout the whole cycle, Eucalyptus grandis presents this symbiosis primarily at the seedling stage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the dynamics of AMF in these two tree species in both pure and mixed plantations during the first 20 months after planting. We evaluated the abundance, richness and diversity of AMF spores, the rate of AMF mycorrhizal root colonization, enzymatic activity and soil and litter C, N and P. There was an increase in AMF root colonization of E. grandis when intercropped with A. mangium as well as an increase in the activity of acid and alkaline phosphatase in the presence of leguminous trees. AMF colonization and phosphatase activities were both involved in improvements in P cycling and P nutrition in soil. In addition, P cycling was favored in the intercropped plantation, which showed negative correlation with litter C/N and C/P ratios and positive correlation with soil acid phosphatase activity and soil N and P concentrations. Intercropping A. mangium and E. grandis maximized AMF root colonization of E. grandis and phosphatase activity in the soil, both of which accelerate P cycling and forest performance. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 10/16623-9 - Intensificação ecológica de plantações de eucaliptos pela associação com espécies leguminosas arbóreas fixadoras de nitrogênio
Beneficiário:José Leonardo de Moraes Gonçalves
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático