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Impact of a Horizontally Transmitted Endophyte, Balansia Henningsiana, on Growth and Drought Tolerance of Panicum rigidulum
Author(s): A. Z. Ren and K. Clayy
Journal: International Journal of Plant Sciences
Article Topic(s): Fungi,Pathology,Water
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Panicum rigidulum (Redtop panicgrass),
AbstractExamines the effects of the fungus Balansia henningsiana on the growth of Panicum rigidulum. Under normal conditions, there was no difference between infected and uninfected plants. However, under drought stress, biomass of infected plants was reduced.
Suggested CitationA. Z. Ren and K. Clayy. "Impact of a Horizontally Transmitted Endophyte, Balansia Henningsiana, on Growth and Drought Tolerance of Panicum rigidulum." International Journal of Plant Sciences 170.5 (2009): 599-608.