News From the Field
September 21, 2012
Down in the soil where plants and bacteria dwell, it's a battleground. Even though beneficial root bacteria come to the rescue when a plant is being attacked by pathogens, there's a dark side to the relationship between the plant and its white knight, according to University of Delaware research and reported in the journal Plant Physiology.
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