Developmental Peculiarities and Seed-Borne Endophytes in Quinoa: Omnipresent, Robust Bacilli Contribute to Plant Fitness

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Pitzschke, Andrea;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4722091, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00002, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00002/full
  • Subject: germination | seed-borne endophyte | Chenopodium quinoa (quinoa) | Microbiology | Original Research | Bacillus | reactive oxygen species (ROS) | QR1-502 | abiotic stress
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Among potential climate change-adapted crops for future agriculture, quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), a facultative halophyte plant with exceptional nutritional properties, stands out as a prime candidate. This work examined how quinoa deals with extreme situations during s... View more
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