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Jacobs, K. Mycorrhizal associations of Erica hair roots in South African fynbos - data set
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Western Cape: City of Cape Town, Helderberg Nature Reserve; Stellenbosch, Jonkershoek Nature Reserve; Swartland, Riverlands-Pella research station
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-34.061, 18.572], North East [-33.487, 18.98]|
Fungi, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes associated with Erica mammosa and Erica versicolor roots. Data set includes details of collection of Erica mammosa and Erica versicolor and of the isolates, with reference for sequence data. Several isolates unidentified, or identified as new species. Genera included: Calcarisporiella, Cryptococcus, Cryptosporiopsis, Fusarium, Leohumicola, Oidiodendron, Penicillium, Sporobolomyces, Sporothrix
|Phylum||Fungi, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, Erica mammosa, Erica versicolor (Fungi)|
|Start Date / End Date||2010-03-18 / 2013-01-31|
ARISA (Automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis) analysis was done on a number of roots from a variety of fynbos sites, and data comparisons were done to compare the endophytic community both within different regions of root systems, between individual plants, and between different nature reserves, to determine if any significant patterns of association exist.
|Study Extent||Western Cape: City of Cape Town, Helderberg Nature Reserve; Stellenbosch, Jonkershoek Nature Reserve; Swartland, Riverlands-Pella research station|
|Quality Control||No data verification or cleaning done. Co-ordinates for some samples are in deg,min,sec and others for deg,decimal mins (highlighted). Probable error in format for some of the latitudes - stated as seconds rather than minutes.|
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- The data includes endophytes isolated from Erica mammosa roots which were cultured, and then DNA was extracted and sequenced.