Farming with Mycorrhizal Fungi - Dr. Jozsef Racsko


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How can we apply mycorrhizal fungi? Today’s topic of applied mycology is a deep dive into the plant's point of view on mycorrhizal relationships. We are joined by plant physiologist and mycologist Dr. Jozsef Racsko, who is a lead scientist at Mycorrhizal Applications — a company bringing mycorrhizal inoculum to industrial agriculture and home gardens alike.

Topics Covered:

  • Mechanisms of mycorrhizal fungi
  • Importance of mycorrhizal diversity in agriculture
  • Other symbiotic relationships between fungi & plants such as endophytic fungi
  • Current state of farming with mycorrhizal fungi
  • Why some fungi don’t form mycorrhizal relationships
  • Nutrient content produce grown with mycorrhizal fungi
  • What to know about using fertilizers with mycorrhizae
  • The roles of mycorrhizae in drought tolerance
  • Explorations in farming mycorrhizal fungi

Show Notes:

Mycorrhizal Applications Website:
Jozsef Racsko LinkedIn:

Mycorrhizal Applications in Horticulture:

How Mycorrhizae Can Improve Plant Quality:

Fertilizing with Mycorrhizae:

More useful publications:

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