The structure of the Brassica napus seed microbiome is cultivar-dependent and affects the interactions of symbionts and pathogens

Daria Rybakova, Riccardo Mancinelli, Mariann Wikiström, Ann-Sofie Birch-Jensen, Joeke Postma, Ralf-Udo Ehlers, Simon Goertz, Gabriele Berg

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Abstract

Although the plant microbiome is crucial for plant health, little is known about the significance of the seed microbiome. Here, we studied indigenous bacterial communities associated with the seeds in different cultivars of oilseed rape and their interactions with symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms.
Original languageEnglish
Article number104
Number of pages16
JournalMicrobiome
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2017

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