endotrophic


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endotrophic

[¦en·də¦trä·fik]
(biology)
Obtaining nourishment from within; applied to certain parasitic fungi that live in the root cortex of the host plant.
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Frank (1885) distinguished two main types of mycorrhiza: ectotrophic and endotrophic.
lividus eggs and endotrophic larvae nutritional quality with essential fatty acids for marine fish larvae through manipulation of the lipid composition of the captive broodstock diet.
6] eggs in 5 mo, and, due to high fertilization rates, a similar amount of endotrophic larvae is expected.
Effect s of three endotrophic mycelia on some biochemical indexes of Dendrobium nobile.
The roots have endotrophic mycorrhizae (Lodge, 1996; Calderon, 1993, in Myster & Walker, 1997; not ectotrophic mycorrhizae, as reported by Edmisten [1970]).