Difference between revisions of "Endophyte"

From PLANTFACTS.OSU.EDU
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[Category:Glossary]] [[Category:Turf Insects]]<br>
 
[[Category:Glossary]] [[Category:Turf Insects]]<br>
  
1. a plant living within another plant. In [[turfgrass]]es, it is a fungus ([[fungi]]) within the grass plant secreting substances that repel insect [[pest]]s.<br><br>
+
1. A plant living within another plant. In [[turfgrass]]es, it is a fungus ([[fungi]]) within the grass plant secreting substances that repel insect [[pest]]s.<br><br>
  
 
http://www.rsnz.org/awards/teacher_fellowships/profiles2006/BarbaraRyan1.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.rsnz.org/awards/teacher_fellowships/profiles2006/BarbaraRyan1.jpg<br><br>

Revision as of 17:42, 11 September 2007


1. A plant living within another plant. In turfgrasses, it is a fungus (fungi) within the grass plant secreting substances that repel insect pests.

BarbaraRyan1.jpg

Ryegrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right.
Source: http://www.rsnz.org/awards/teacher_fellowships/profiles2006/BarbaraRyan.php

endophyte.jpg

Source: http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/tallfescuetoxicosis.shtml

endophyteseed.sized.jpg

Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program