Difference between revisions of "Endophyte"

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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>

Revision as of 01:02, 25 April 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.

endophyte2.jpg

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

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