Research Highlights

Research Highlights

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Revealing the intricacy of plant-bacteria interactions

March 13, 2018
A team of researchers from Germany and the US led by Kenichi Tsuda at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIPZ) in Cologne have now developed a method that can be used to probe the complexity of plant-bacteria interactions. [more]
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Soil resident microbes are resilient to long-term fertilizer application

January 26, 2018
New work from a team of scientists headed by Paul Schulze-Lefert at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne [more]
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Not without my microbiome

November 14, 2016
Legume-rhizobia symbiosis influences bacterial community in plant roots [more]

When foes become friends

May 06, 2016
A few modifications in the genome turn a fungal plant pathogen into a potentially beneficial organism [more]
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Plants take on fungal tenants on demand

March 17, 2016
Innate immune system of the thale cress plant ensures a good phosphate supply [more]
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The Art of Being Connected in the Microbial World

January 21, 2016
Similar to the skin of humans millions of microbes are living on the surface of a leaf influencing the health and fitness of the plant. [more]
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Toolkit for microbiota research

December 02, 2015
Researchers cultivate the majority of bacteria in the laboratory that colonize Arabidopsis plants in nature [more]
 
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