A Friend in Need (of Nutrients) Is a….

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Endophytic fungi are found within the roots of healthy plants, but their function is poorly understood. In this issue, Hiruma et al. demonstrate that, under phosphate-limiting conditions, the endophytic fungus, Colletotrichum tofieldiae, provides growth-promoting and fitness benefits to Arabidopsis, but the plant must restrict fungal growth or risk pathogenesis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Liberman, LM; Benfey, PN

Published Date

  • April 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 165 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 269 - 271

PubMed ID

  • 27058660

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0092-8674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2016.03.036


  • eng