The soil-borne supremacy

Corné M J Pieterse*, Ronnie de Jonge, Roeland L. Berendsen

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The rhizosphere microbiome plays an important role in plant growth, nutrition and health. Recent research unearthed that plant genotype-dependent navigation of microbial community composition in the rhizosphere is associated with fitness consequences for the host plant, providing great promise for breeding soil-borne supremacy traits into future crops.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-172
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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