Difference between revisions of "Endophyte"

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[[Category:Glossary]]<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.<br><br>
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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>
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http://www.mycomj.co.jp/eindex/endophyte2.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.mycomj.co.jp/eindex/endophyte2.jpg<br><br>
Turfgrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right<br><br>
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Turfgrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right.<br>
 
Source: http://www.mycomj.co.jp<br><br>
 
Source: http://www.mycomj.co.jp<br><br>
 
http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/endophyte.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.goatworld.com/articles/nutrition/endophyte.jpg<br><br>
 
Cells under microscope showing fungus growing inside of another plants cells.<br>
 
Cells under microscope showing fungus growing inside of another plants cells.<br>
Source:http://www.goatworld.com<br>
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Source: http://www.goatworld.com<br><br>

Revision as of 13:14, 12 June 2006


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

endophyte2.jpg

Turfgrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right.
Source: http://www.mycomj.co.jp

endophyte.jpg

Cells under microscope showing fungus growing inside of another plants cells.
Source: http://www.goatworld.com