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Alexander Pérez Cordero
Donicer E. Montes Vergara
Yelitza Aguas Mendoza


soil, salinity, mycorrhizae, pasture.


The aim of this study was to isolate spores of arbuscular mycorrhizae-forming fungi from saline soils of cattle farms cultivated with Angletón grass in the municipality of Santiago de Tolú, department of Sucre, Colombia. Sampling, isolation, counting and identification of morphospecies were carried out on 35 cattle farms. A total of 120 morphospecies were isolated, of which the most predominant species corresponded to The morphospecies Glomus etunicatum Becker & Gerdermann, 1977, was reclassified as Claroideoglomus etunicatum. Therefore, these studies indicated that AMF (particularly C. etunicatum) has significant potential for improving the efficiency of the plant-microbe remediation of HM-contaminated soils.

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