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Climate change could affect symbiotic relationships between microorganisms and trees

Publicado em 19 junho 2019
Some fungi and bacteria live in close association, or symbiosis, with tree roots in forest soil to obtain mutual benefits. The microorganisms help trees access water and nutrients from the atmosphere or soil, sequester carbon, and withstand the effects of climate change. In exchange, they receive carbohydrates, which are essential to their development and are produced by the trees during photosynthesis. More than 200 scientists from several countries, including 14 from Brazil, collaborated to [...]