Microbes & their Benefits to Plants

microbesUniversity of Washington research has found that microbes in plants help them grow in otherwise inhospitable environments (…) Naturally providing nutrients and boosting drought resistance could make it easier and more environmentally friendly to grow grain and vegetable crops, fruit and nut trees (…)

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Les microbes et leurs avantages pour les plantes: des chercheurs de l’université de Washington ont constaté que les microbes aident les plantes à grandir dans des environnements inhospitaliers (…)  les microbes fournissent des nutriments et augmentent la résistance à la sécheresse. Cette symbiose, respectueuse de l’environnement, facilite la culture des céréales, légumes, arbres à fruits et à noix (…)

Publication: KHAN, Zareen; RHO, Hyungmin; FIRRINCIELI, Andrea; et al; “Growth enhancement and drought tolerance of hybrid poplar upon inoculation with endophyte consortia”; Current Plant Biology, Volume 6, October 2016, Pages 38-47 [on-line]

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