Coevolution: plant–Microorganism


Plant–microorganism coevolutionary interactions cover a very wide arena involving the interactions between plants and many bacteria, fungi, viruses and nematodes.

Keywords: gene‐for‐gene; mycorrhizae; rhizobia; host–pathogen; interactions; floral mimics


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Thrall, Peter H, Watkin, Elizabeth LJ, and Burdon, Jeremy J(Apr 2001) Coevolution: plant–Microorganism. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0001764]