Two images showing how mycorrhizal fungi looks on pecan roots, including a microscopic picture of the spores.

Mycorrhizal Fungi—a potential tool to improve pecan nutrient uptake

A surge in chemical fertilizer prices, especially for nitrogen, has put a lot of pressure on pecan growers. The prices of traditional nitrogen fertilizers have increased significantly since 2019. According to USDA Agricultural Marketing Service data, the cost of ammonia is three times higher in 2022 compared to September 2019, and other fertilizer nutrients are...

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