UAEU Research Team Discovers New Fungus: Dominikia Emiratia
A research team from the College of Food and Agriculture (CFA) at the United Arab
Emirates (UAEU) has discovered a new fungus, with beneficial properties, known as
Dominilia Emiratia. It is a species of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. These fungi live
in plant roots and protect the host from disease, dehydration and tough weather conditions.
The discovery was made while evaluating micro-organic life in the sands around Sweihan
in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The research team published these finding in 'Botany', an international
The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in collaboration with New York University
Abu Dhabi organized an orientation session on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Scholars Program.
The session, held at the Auditorium, Crescent Building, UAEU, was attended
According to the ranking by the Digital Commons Network for this month, three UAEU
disciplines: Molecular Biology, Medical Toxicology, Art Education are ranked among
the world's top research and scientific disciplines.
In today's world, where every conceivable plant-based food and raw material is available
to buy, it is easy to forget that people's lives were once closely linked to the vegetation
that they could find around them.