Biofilms on Plant Surfaces

@inproceedings{Eberl2016BiofilmsOP,
  title={Biofilms on Plant Surfaces},
  author={Leo Eberl and Susanne B. von Bodman and Clay Fuqua},
  year={2016}
}
Land plants modify the terrestrial environment extensively by nutrient acquisition, water utilization, physical disruption and cohesion of the soil, and the release of complex exudate materials. Decaying plant matter is also a major source of organic material in soils. Large numbers of microorganisms associate with and flourish on, within, and around plants, colonizing virtually all exposed tissues. While some of these microbes may incite disease on certain plants, a large number are harmless… CONTINUE READING

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