Mycorrhiza is a natural phenomenon, hidden in most soils of the world and implicated in some of the key biogeochemical cycles in science. Since the beginning of time, it has assisted plants with mineral nutrition and it has received the largest share of plant carbon in return.
Through deep transformations of the entire planet over the last few centuries, humans succeeded in getting a number of the biosphere processes out of balance.
Could the lessons of cooperation in mycorrhizal symbiosis help establish a brighter future for mankind?
This issue, besides the advancements of research on mycorrhizal ecology and function shall be openly discussed, under the overarching theme:
Mycorrhizal functioning: from wilderness to megacities
ICOM 9 will be held in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It is an exceptionally attractive touristic and congress destination, with excellent safety record and both historical and modern conference venues, hotels, restaurants, infrastructure and places of interest.
The conference will take place at the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, a new hotel complex providing top quality congress facilities.