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- Cevallos, Stefania; Herrera, Paulo; Sánchez-Rodríguez, Aminael; Declerck, Stéphane; Suárez, Juan Pablo
- Fungal ecology 2018 v.34 pp. 67-75
- Zygomycota, etc ; Ascomycota; Basidiomycota; Chytridiomycota; Glomeromycota; Orchidaceae; altitude; biotic factors; community structure; endophytes; epiphytes; fungal communities; fungi; hosts; internal transcribed spacers; phylogeny; rain forests; ribosomal DNA; Andes region; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... In orchids, most of the root-associated fungal endophytes remain undescribed as well as the drivers that affect their interactions with the plants. We characterized root-associated fungal endophytes of co-existing orchids across sites in two areas of montane rainforest in the southern Ecuadorian Andes. We amplified the nrDNA ITS2 region of 130 orchid individuals with Illumina MiSeq technology and ...