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