4th Training Event
The fourth training event of ARISTO was held in UCL, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium (4 to 8 July 2022) with the focus being on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi. The fellows followed taught courses on the ecology, functional role and market position of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in agriculture. They also got training in the cultivation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and staining of roots to measure colonization levels. The fellows visited the culture collection of microorganisms and especially the unique collection of AMF maintained by the group of Prof. Declerck in UC Louvain, Belgium. Finally the fellows followed a soft skill course in Human Resources and Management and presented their work in the supervisory board of ARISTO and discuss their progress.