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'Specialized' microbes within plant species promote diversity


March 7, 2019

A Yale University-led research team conducted an experiment that suggests microbes can specialize within plant species, which can promote plant species diversity and increased seed dispersal. Full Story

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Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

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