LIST OF TABLES
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Table 2-1. Chemical characteristics of the soils sampled
for VAM fungi associated with four tropical
forage legumes at four locations in south
Florida. . 8
Table 2-2. Analysis of variance for percentage of
mycorrhizal root colonization and total spore
density per 100 g of air-dried soil 9
Table 2-3. Mean percentage of mycorrhizal root colonization
and total spore density of VAM fungi among forage
legumes at four locations in south Florida 10
Table 2-4. Mean spore numbers of VAM fungal species
associated with four forage legumes at four
locations in south Florida 12
Table 3-1. Percentage of mycorrhizal root colonization of
tropical forage legumes in nonpasteurized (UP)
or pasteurized (P) soil in the greenhouse after
45 days. .! 19
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Table 5-1. Regression equations and coefficients of
determination (r^) showing the relationship
of P level to shoot dry weights, root fresh
weights, percentage and total root length
colonized 40
Table 5-2. Analysis of variance for shoot dry weights, root
1-*' fresh weights, percentage and total root
length colonized 41
Table 6-1. Mean squares and levels of significance from
the analysis of variance for shoot dry weight,
root fresh weight, P concentration, and total P
- !and.N uptake of forage legumes. ........... 49
Table 7-1. Shoot dry weights, P concentrations, and percentage
of roots colonized of Siratro and Aeschynomene
americana seedlings at transplanting 60
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