4 April 2014, SCOPES project approved

SCOPES project (Scientific co-operation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland)

was approved for financing by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Title: Biodiversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and its Importance for Sustainable Land-use in Selected Areas of Balkan Peninsula – BALKANAM.

This is a study on diversity, ecology and biogeography of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi in selected biodiversity rich areas of Balkan Peninsula. The work is based on concomitant morphological and molecular analyses of the plant roots and fungal spores.

Duration: June 2014 – May 2017.