Rhizosphere chemical dialogues: plant-microbe interactions.

@article{Badri2009RhizosphereCD,
  title={Rhizosphere chemical dialogues: plant-microbe interactions.},
  author={Dayakar V. Badri and Tiffany L. Weir and Daniel van der Lelie and Jorge M Vivanco},
  journal={Current opinion in biotechnology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={642-50}
}
Every organism on earth relies on associations with its neighbors to sustain life. For example, plants form associations with neighboring plants, microflora, and microfauna, while humans maintain symbiotic associations with intestinal microbial flora, which is indispensable for nutrient assimilation and development of the innate immune system. Most of these associations are facilitated by chemical cues exchanged between the host and the symbionts. In the rhizosphere, which includes plant roots… CONTINUE READING

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