Endophytes: The Second Layer of Plant Defense

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Abstract

Microorganisms in association with roots can protect plants against soil-borne diseases. A recent study mechanistically revealed how root endophytes act as a second microbiological layer of plant defense. Integrating ecological concepts with principles of plant pathology provides an innovative way to manipulate and engineer beneficial plant microbiomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-322
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Plant Science

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