Difference between revisions of "Endophyte"

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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>
 
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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http://www.mycomj.co.jp/eindex/endophyte2.jpg<br><br>
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Turfgrass shown on left without endophyte, and with endophyte on the right<br><br>
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Source: http://www.mycomj.co.jp

Revision as of 16:47, 3 April 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