Witte schimmeldraden rond de knol van een orchidee. © Tobias Ceulemans

“European targets for nitrogen deposition will have to be adjusted”

A European study led by biologists from KU Leuven shows that nitrogen precipitation is “a serious threat to the survival of essential fungi in grasslands, which puts biodiversity under pressure”. The research was carried out in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, England, Sweden, Estonia and Iceland.

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