To investigate synergistic and antagonistic interactions between plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal (VAM) fungi. To study the effects of interactions between PGPR and VAM fungi on the nutrition and growth of wheat. To determine the mechanisms by which interactions between PGPR and VAM fungi may occur.
Lead Researcher (PI): John Germida
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $75,000
Start Date: 1991
Project Length: 3 Years