In the English edition of his landmark book Endosymbiosis of Animals with Plant Microorganisms (1965), Professor Paul Buchner, probably the most prominent founder of systematic symbiosis research, wrote: �I too soon fell victim to the spell of this subject, and from 1911 on devoted myself to it.� Almost half a century later, a growing number of ent
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