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UNITUS team published first results of the monitoring activities performed so far in Circeo National Park on the fungal community associated with the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus - Life Samfix
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UNITUS team published first results of the monitoring activities performed so far in Circeo National Park on the fungal community associated with the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus, that invaded mediterranean maquis in several parks of Lazio Region. They conclude in the article that the fungal community reveals high biodiversity and suggests environmental acquisitions.
The study highlighted that over 200 fungal taxa interact with the insect during invasion process. Some taxa are stable associates, other are acquired during the invasion process. The less adapted could disappear with time, while the most adapted could become more stable. The results of the functionality of these fungi revealed a majority of saprotrophs and plant pathogens even if at the moment no particular threatful species have been detected.
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