The Plant Microbiome: From Ecology to Reductionism and Beyond.

  title={The Plant Microbiome: From Ecology to Reductionism and Beyond.},
  author={Connor R. Fitzpatrick and Isai Salas-Gonz{\'a}lez and Jonathan M. Conway and Omri M. Finkel and Sarah Gilbert and Dor Russ and Paulo Jos{\'e} Pereira Lima Teixeira and Jeffery L. Dangl},
  journal={Annual review of microbiology},
Methodological advances over the past two decades have propelled plant microbiome research, allowing the field to comprehensively test ideas proposed over a century ago and generate many new hypotheses. Studying the distribution of microbial taxa and genes across plant habitats has revealed the importance of various ecological and evolutionary forces shaping plant microbiota. In particular, selection imposed by plant habitats strongly shapes the diversity and composition of microbiota and leads… 

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