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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Wemheuer, "Bacterial endophyte communities of three agricultural important grass species differ in their response towards management regimes," Scientific Reports, vol.
Endophytes are harmless residents of the internal living tissues of plants (Bacon & White, 2000).
Seed Inoculation with Bacterial Endophyte and Growth of Buckwheat Sprout
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.
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.
There are three classes of fungi symbiotically associated with plants and widely studied in the literature: mycorrhizae and two classes of endophytes (Rodriguez et al., 2005).
Bacterial endophytes isolated from plants have ability to reduce the deleterious effects of certain pathogens.
The present study, demonstrated the presence of cultivable endophyte in various unexplored desert medicinal plant species of Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.