Ecology and evolution of fungal endophytes
, and their roles against insects.
affect mycorrhizal status and growth of co-infected and neighbouring plants.
Taxol from fungal endophytes
and the issue of biodiversity.
One way to avoid fescue toxicosisis to grow tall fescue with nontoxic strains of the fungal endophyte
The results, said Rodriguez, were dramatic: the endophytes
reduced water consumption of the plant by up to one half, and increased its growth, the number of seeds it produced, and how much it weighed by as much as 50 percent.
In our study, we investigated the recovery potential of endophytes
from various host species.
are not only easier and less expensive to harvest than the trees themselves; they also have already crossed one threshold in the process, Strobel points out.
Pennell has isolated ryegrass endophytes
that can make birds sick but not kill them.
Key words: Fungal endophytes
, susceptibility, fungicides, Botrytis sp, enmended media.
are good microbes which boost the plant's self-defence system.
Their research has shown that a new endophyte
found in Ecuador is effective at running off the frosty pod rot pathogen.
Due to concerns regarding forage quality and livestock toxicity, a variety of methods have been developed to test plant tissues and seed for the presence of endophytes