Scientific publication


Jeffery R.P., Simpson R.J., Lambers H., Orchard S., Kidd D.R, Haling R.E., Ryan M.H. (2018): Contrasting communities of arbuscule-forming root symbionts change external critical phosphorus requirements of some annual pasture legumes. Applied Soil Ecology,



Ciadamidaro L., Girardclos O., Bert V., Zappelini C., Yung L., Foulon J., Papin  A. Roy S., Blaudez D., Chalot M. (2017): Poplar biomass production at phytomanagement sites is significantly enhanced by mycorrhizal inoculation. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 139. 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.04.004.

Oliveira R.S., Carvalho P., Marques G., Ferreira L., Nunes M., Rocha I., Ma Y., Carvalho M.F., Vosátka M., Freitas H. (2017): Increased protein content of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) inoculated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and nitrogen-fixing bacteria under water deficit conditions. J Sci Food Agric, DOI 10.1002/jsfa.8201.

Oliveira R.S., Carvalho P., Marques G., Ferreira L., Pereira S., Nunes M., Rocha I., Ma Y., Carvalho M.F., Vosátka M., Freitas H. (2017): Improved grain yield of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) under water deficit after inoculation with Bradyrhizobium elkanii and Rhizophagus irregularis. Crop & Pasture Science,

Phanthavongsa P., Chalot M., Papin A., Lacercat-Didier L., Roy S., Blaudez D., Bert V. (2017): Effect of mycorrhizal inoculation on metal accumulation by poplar leaves at phytomanaged sites. Environmental and Experimental Botany 143: 72-81,

Repáč I. (2017): Stav lesnej kultúry smreka obyčajného a borovice lesnej tri roky po výsadbe na kalamitnú plochu v Strážovských vrchoch. pp. 7-14. In: Aktuálníe problémyv zakladaní a pestovaní lesa. Zborník referátov z 5. ročníka konferencie, Snina, 5.-6.10.2017.

Savary R., Masclaux F.C., Wyss T., Droh G., Cruz Corella J., Machado A.P., Morton, J.B., Sanders I.R. (2017): A population genomics approach shows widespread geographical distribution of cryptic genomic forms of the symbiotic fungus Rhizophagus irregularis. The ISME Journal, 1–14, DOI:10.1038/ismej.2017.153.

Tarraf W., Ruta C., Tagarelli A., De Cillis F., De Mastro G. (2017): Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizae on plant growth, essential oil production and phosphorus uptake of Salvia officinalis L.  Industrial Crops and Products 102: 144–153,



Cabral C., Ravnskov S., Tringovska I., Wollenweber B. (2016): Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi modify nutrient allocation and composition in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) subjectedto heat-stress. Plant Soil 408:385–399, DOI: 10.1007/s11104-016-2942-x.

Maček I., Šibanc n., Kavšček M., Lestan D. (2016): Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in metal polluted and EDTA washed garden soils before and after soil revitalization with commercial and indigenous fungal inoculum. Ecological Engineering 95: 330–339,

Oliveira R.S., Rocha I., Ma Y., Vosátka M., Freitas H. (2016): Seed Coating with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as an Ecotechnological Approach for Sustainable Agricultural Production of Common Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, DOI: 10.1080/15287394.2016.1153448



Pedone-Bonfim M.V.L., da Silva F.S.B., Maia L.C. (2015): Production of secondary metabolites by mycorrhizal plants with medicinal or nutritional potential. Acta Physiol Plant, 37:27, DOI 10.1007/s1173801517813.

Zaller, J.G., Heigl, F., Ruess, L., Grabmaier, A. (2015): Glyphosate herbicide affects belowground interactions between earthworms and symbiotic mycorrhizal fungi in a model ecosystem. Scientific Reports 4: 5634, DOI 10.1038/srep05634.

Zitterl-Eglseer K., Nell M., Lamien-Meda A., Steinkellner S., Wawrosch C., Kopp B., Zitterl W., Vierheilig H., Novak J. (2015): Effects of root colonization by symbiotic arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on the yield of pharmacologically active compounds in Angelica archangelica L. Acta Physiol Plant 37:21, DOI 10.1007/s1173801417502.



Nedorost Ľ., Vojtíšková J., Pokluda R. (2014): Influence of watering regime and mycorrhizal inoculation on growth and nutrient uptake of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). ACTA HORTICULTURAE 1038(1038):559-564.

Del Fabbro, C., Prati, D. (2014): Early responses of wild plant seedlings to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and pathogens. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15 (6): 534-542, DOI 10.1016/j.baae.2014.08.004.

Liu H.L., Tan Y., Nell M., Zitter-Eglseer K., Wawscrah Ch., Kopp B., Wang B.M., Novak J. (2014):Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonization of Glycyrrhiza glabra roots enhances plant biomass, phosphorus uptake and concentration of root secondary metabolites. Journal of Arid Land, vol. 6, no. 2: 186-194.

Trouvé R., Drapela T., Frank T., Hadacek F., Zaller J.G. (2014): Herbivory of an invasive slug in a model grassland community can be affected by earthworms and mycorrhizal fungi. Biol Fertil Soils, 50:13-23.

Püschel, D., Rydlová, J., Vosátka, M. (2014): Can mycorrhizal inoculation stimulate the growth and flowering ofpeat-grown ornamental plants under standard or reduced watering? Applied Soil Ecology 80: 93-99, DOI 10.1016/j.apsoil.2014.04.001.

Zhou Q., Ravnskov S., Jiang D., Wollenweber B. (2014): Changes in carbon and nitrogen allocation, growth and grain yield induced by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) subjected to a period of water deficit. Plant Growth Regul DOI 10.1007/s10725-014-9977-x.



Couillerot O, Ramírez-Trujillo A, Walker V, von Felten A, Jansa J, Maurhofer M, Défago G, Prigent-Combaret C, Comte G, Caballero-Mellado J, Moënne-Loccoz Y (2013): Comparison of prominent Azospirillum strains in Azospirillum–Pseudomonas–Glomus consortia for promotion of maize growth. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, vol. 97, no. 10: 4639-4649.

Hage-Ahmed K., Krammer J., Steinkellner S. (2013): The intercropping partner affects arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici interactions in tomato. Mycorrhiza 23:543–550, DOI 10.1007/s00572-013-0495-x.

Ravnskov S, Enkegaard A, Paaske K, Tringovska I, Spliid HN, Melander B (2013): Arbuscular myrcorrhiza in an IPM strategy for field-grown vegetables. Poster session presented at Global Root Health Forum, Beijing, China.

Sedláček M, Pavloušek P, Lošák T, Zatloukalová A, Filipčík R, Hlušek J, Vitězová M (2013): The effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on the content of macro and micro elelements in grapevine (Vitis vinifera, L.) leaves. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, LXI, No. 1, pp. 187–191.

Zaller J.G., Wechselberger K.F., Gorfer M., Hann P., Frank T., Wanek W., Drapela T. (2013):Subsurface earthworm casts can be important soil microsites specifically influencing the growth of grassland plants. Biol Fertil Soils, 49: 1097-1107.



Albrechtová J., Látr A., Nedorost L., Pokluda R., Posta K. and Vosátka M (2012): Dual Inoculation by Mycorrhizal and Saprotrophic Fungi Applicable in Sustainable Cultivation Improves the Yield and Nutritive Value of Onion. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2012, Article ID 374091, 8 pages, 2012. doi:10.1100/2012/374091.

Csima G, Hernádi I, Posta K (2012): Effects of pre- and post-transplant inoculation with commercial arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi on pelargonium (Pelargonium hortorum) and its microorganism community. Agricultural and Food Science. Volume 21 (1): 52-61. ISSN 1795-1895

Hernádi I, Sasvári Z, Albrechtová J, Vosátka M, Posta K (2012): Arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculants increase yield of spice pepper and affects indigenous fungal community in the field. HortScience, 2012, vol. 47 no. 5: 603-606.

Sýkorová Z., Börstler B., Zvolenská S., Fehrer J., Gryndler M., Vosátka M., Redecker D. (2012):Long-term tracing of Rhizophagus irregularis isolate BEG140 inoculated on Phalaris arundinacea in a coal mine spoil bank, using mitochondrial large subunit rDNA markers. Mycorrhiza, vol. 22, no. 1: 69-80.

Vohník M, Sadowsky J J, Lukešová T, Albrechtová J, Vosátka M (2012): Inoculation with a ligninolytic basidiomycete, but not root symbiotic ascomycetes, positively affects growth of highbush blueberry (Ericaceae) grown in a pine litter substrate. Plant Soil, vol. 355, no. 1-2: 341-352.

Vosátka M, Látr A, Gianinazzi S, Albrechtová J (2012): Development of arbuscular mycorrhizal biotechnology and industry: current achievements and bottlenecks. Symbiosis, 58:29–37.
Walker V., Couillerot O, von Felten A, Bellvert F, Jansa J, Maurhofer M, Bally R, Moënne-Loccoz Y, Comte G (2012): Variation of secondary metabolite levels in maize seedling roots induced by inoculation with Azospirillum, Pseudomonas and Glomus consortium under field conditions. Plant Soil, vol. 356, no. 1-2: 151-163.



Repáč I. (2011): Ectomycorrhizal Inoculum and Inoculation Techniques. In: Rai M. and Varma A. (eds.) Diversity and Biotechnology of Ectomycorrhizae. Soil Biology, vol. 25: 43-63.

Zaller, J.G., Frank, T., Drapela, T. (2011): Soil sand content can alter effects of different taxa of mycorrhizal fungi on plant biomass production of grassland species. European Journal of Soil Biology, 47 (3): 175-181, DOI 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2011.03.001.



Kovářová M., Bartůňková K., Frantík T., Koblihová H., Prchalová K., Vosátka M. (2010): Factors influencing the production of stilbenes by the knotweed, Reynoutria × bohemica. BMC Plant Biology, 10:19

Langer I., Syafruddin S., Steinkellner S., Puschenreiter M., Wenzel W.W. (2010): Plant growth and root morphology of Phaseolus vulgaris L. grown in a split-root system is affected by heterogeneity of crude oil pollution and mycorrhizal colonization. Plant Soil, vol. 332: 339-355.

Nell M., Wawrosch Ch., Steinkellner S., Vierheilig H., KoppB.,Lössl A., Franz Ch., Novak J., Zitterl-Eglseer K. (2010): Root Colonization by Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Increases Sesquiterpenic Acid Concentrations in Valeriana officinalis L. Planta Med, 76: 393–39.



Chauhan, A. K., Varma, A. (2009): A Textbook of Molecular Biotechnology. K International Publishing House, New Dehli, India, 1352 p.

Farzaneh M., Wichmann S, Vierheilig H., Kaul H.-P. (2009): The effects of arbuscular mycorrhiza and nitrogen nutrition on growth of chickpea and barley. Pflanzenbauwissenschaften, 13 (1): 15–22, ISSN 1431-8857.

Hempel S, Stein C, Unsicker S B, Renker C, Auge H, Weisser W W, Buscot F (2009): Specific bottom–up effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi across a plant–herbivore–parasitoid system. Oecologia 160:267–277, DOI 10.1007/s00442-009-1294-0

Stein C., Riemann C., Nemlel S., Renker C., Buscot F., Prati D., Auge H. (2009): Interactive effects of mycorrhizae and a root hemiparasite on plant community productivity and diversity. Oecologia, vol. 159, no. 1: 191-205.



Rydlová J., Püschel D., Vosátka M., Charvátová K. (2008): Different effect of mycorrhizal inoculation in direct and indirect reclamation of spoil banks. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality 82:15-20.



Ryszka P., Turnau K. (2007): Arbuscular mycorrhiza of introduced and native grasses colonizing zinc wastes: implications for restoration practices. Plant and Soil, vol. 298, no. 1-2: 219-229.

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Reduced need of watering and fertilizing


Increasing the resistence of plants


Balanced growth and high fertility


Increase of beneficial substances


Coexistence of a lifetime

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