endophyte


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endophyte

[′en·də‚fīt]
(ecology)
A plant that lives within, but is not necessarily parasitic on, another plant.
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Endophytes are harmless residents of the internal living tissues of plants (Bacon & White, 2000).
Metabolites produced by endophytes could be influenced by the chemistry of their host plants [5].
The bacterial endophyte isolate ST-B2 was classified to be Herbaspirillum sp.
Investigation of the endophyte infection of the seeds: Whether the mature seeds were infected with endophytes was investigated according to the protocol of the Phytoscreen Seed Endophyte Detection Kit (Agrinostics, Ltd.
Endophyte research: Going beyond isolation and metabolite documentation.
The new variety, called "novel endophyte tall fescue," was created by infecting tall fescue with a naturally occurring nontoxic fungus.
engelmannii share a simple and consistent needle endophyte microbiota
Identifying the effects of endophyte symbiosis on the functioning of the tall fescue rhizosphere may help us to figure out the underlying mechanisms which are responsible for greater ecological success of E+ compared to Eplants in natural eosystems.
2011) reported that another fungal endophyte (Piriformospora indica Sav.
heyneana were used for the study of endophytic colonization and differences among the isolates in plant parts suggested the occurrence of endophyte taxa in a single tree species.