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- Gallo, Eugenia Rosaria, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- BMC plant biology 2019 v.19 no.1 pp. 284
- Echinacea angustifolia; Echinacea purpurea; Nicotiana tabacum; bacteria; bacterial colonization; bioactive compounds; endophytes; host plants; indole acetic acid; leaves; metabolism; models; root growth; roots; secondary metabolites; soil; tissues
- ... BACKGROUND: Echinacea-endophyte interaction might affect plant secondary metabolites content and influence bacterial colonization specificity and plant growth, but the underlying mechanisms need deepening. An in vitro model, in which E. purpurea axenic plants as host species and E. angustifolia and Nicotiana tabacum as non-host species inoculated with single endophytes isolated from stem/leaf, roo ...