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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>
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http://www.waldeneffect.org/20120310endophytelifecycle.jpg<br><br>
Ryegrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right.<br>
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The endophyte life cycle.<br>
Source: http://www.rsnz.org/awards/teacher_fellowships/profiles2006/BarbaraRyan.php<br><br>
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Source: http://www.waldeneffect.org/blog/Endophytes_help_plants__44___harm_animals/<br><br>
 
http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/endophyte.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/endophyte.jpg<br><br>
 
The tall fescue endophyte fungus is found inside a leaf sheath cell.<br>
 
The tall fescue endophyte fungus is found inside a leaf sheath cell.<br>
 
Source: http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/tallfescuetoxicosis.shtml<br><br>
 
Source: http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/tallfescuetoxicosis.shtml<br><br>
http://hcs.osu.edu/albums/turf_covers/endophyteseed.sized.jpg<br><br>
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http://hvp.osu.edu/albums/turf_covers/endophyteseed.jpg<br><br>
 
Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program<br><br>
 
Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program<br><br>

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

20120310endophytelifecycle.jpg

The endophyte life cycle.
Source: http://www.waldeneffect.org/blog/Endophytes_help_plants__44___harm_animals/

endophyte.jpg

The tall fescue endophyte fungus is found inside a leaf sheath cell.
Source: http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/tallfescuetoxicosis.shtml

endophyteseed.jpg

Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program