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Microbial Endophytes

Edited by Charles W. Bacon, James White

© 2000 – CRC Press

500 pages

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Hardback: 9780824788315
pub: 2000-02-25

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Examining intercellular infections in certain plant species that lead to a symbiotic relationship between the host and its endophytic microbes, this volume demonstrates the ability of many types of endosymbionts, acting as a unit with hosts to better survive, compete and reproduce. Practical applications of such endophytes are also discussed, for example, pharmaceutical developments and agricultural management.


"…Two of the leading workers on grass endophytes have now marshalled 27 authors to produce this 17 chapter treatise…. …certainly a work for the shelves of all major mycological libraries. "

---Mycological Research, 2000

Table of Contents

Association in stems and leaves. Associations with roots and bacterial endophytes. Endophyte physiology and the biochemical arsenal.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology