The seed microbiome: Origins, interactions, and impacts

@article{Nelson2017TheSM,
  title={The seed microbiome: Origins, interactions, and impacts},
  author={Eric B. Nelson},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2017},
  volume={422},
  pages={7-34}
}
  • E. Nelson
  • Published 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant and Soil
BackgroundThe development and dispersal of seeds as well as their transition to seedlings represent perhaps the most critical stages of a plant’s life cycle. The endophytic and epiphytic microbial interactions that take place in, on, and around seeds during these stages of the plant’s life cycle may have profound impacts on plant ecology, health, and productivity. While our understanding of the seed microbiota has lagged far behind that of the rhizosphere and phyllosphere, many advances are now… 
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