Research report 2022 - Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology

Microbial interactions within the leaf of a wheat plant

Stukenbrock, Eva H.
Arbeitsgruppe Umweltgenomik
Plants are colonized by diverse microbial communities. Some of the microbial species produce antifungal compounds that inhibit the growth of fungal and other pathogens. Likewise, fungal pathogens can produce antibacterial compounds to manipulate the plant microbiota.

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