Answer :

The benefits of the association are:

Glomus is the genus of Fungi.


The members of the genus Glomus forms symbiotic associations with the roots of the higher plants.


This association is known as mycorrhiza.


The fungal part of the association helps in absorption of phosphorus from the soil and then passes it to the plant.


The plants with which glomus forms association also becomes resistance to root borne pathogens.


Such plants even become tolerant to salinity and drought.


Glomus increases the plant growth and development.


Hence, application of the fungal genus, Glomus, to the agricultural farm increase the farm output.


Hence, the association is beneficial to each member.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses
RELATED QUESTIONS :

What are biofertiBiology - Exemplar

Why are cyanobactBiology - Exemplar

How do mycorrhizaBiology - Exemplar