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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

Month: Jun
Year: 2009

Journal: International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume: 170
Issue: 5
Pages: 599-608

Article Topic(s): Fungi,Pathology,Water
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Panicum rigidulum (Redtop panicgrass),

Abstract

Examines 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.

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A. 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.

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ISSN: 1058-5893
DOI: 10.1086/597786

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