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Functions and ecology of the plant microbiome

Functions and ecology of the plant microbiome

This month I attended the 28th New Phytologist symposium on Functions and ecology of the plant microbiome in Rhodes, Greece. It was a great place to listen to talks by people working with different aspects of microbial communities in plants, whether it was beneficial interactions in the roots, defense strategies to avoid pathogens, phyllosphere communities, the … Continue reading


Hello world!

Welcome to newsfromtheunderground! Wouldn’t you like to know what’s going on down there – under all those leaves, among roots and worms, in a world that we step on every day but very seldom see? I know that I sure would, and that’s why I decided to try to find out more about it. I … Continue reading