endophyte


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endophyte

 [en´do-fīt]
a parasitic plant organism living within its host's body.

en·do·phyte

(en'dō-fīt),
A plant parasite living within another organism.
[endo- + G. phyton, plant]

endophyte

/en·do·phyte/ (en´do-fīt) a parasitic plant organism living within its host's body.

en·do·phyte

(en'dō-fīt)
A plant parasite living within another organism.
[endo- + G. phyton, plant]

endophyte

an ORGANISM, often a FUNGUS or BACTERIUM, living entirely within a PLANT and generally as a PARASITE on it.

endophyte

a parasitic plant living within its host's body.
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The approaches used in this study attained the endophytes identification beyond the generic level.
Identification of endophyte from tartary buckwheat and its influence on synthesis of flavonoids.
Analysis of seed endophytes: Whether the tall fescue mature seed was infected with endophytes was analyzed using the Phytoscreen Seed Endophyte Detection Kit.
This work has been associated with the study of fungal endophyte JAS-2 that includes isolation of microorganism, optimization of different broth media, impact of carbon and nitrogen sources, in vitro potentials (antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant) of metabolites and search of leading molecules.
This selective staining may be owing to the development of a system of secondary metabolites (Suryanarayanan 2013) because endophytes produce a variety of antifungal compounds, including phenolics, terpenoids, and alkaloids (Kumar and Kaushik 2012).
Seeds were evaluated for Epichloe coenophiala endophyte presence using direct staining method before the experiment [14].
There are three classes of fungi symbiotically associated with plants and widely studied in the literature: mycorrhizae and two classes of endophytes (Rodriguez et al.
Suryanarayanan, "Endophyte assemblages in young, mature and senescent leaves of Rhizophora apiculata: evidence for the role of endophytes in mangrove litter degradation," Fungal Diversity, vol.