Diary — Root symbiosis is regulated through nutrient status of plants
Root symbiosis is regulated through nutrient status of plants
Feb 08, 2022
Phosphorus is one of the most important nutrients for plants. Among other functions, it is needed to create substances for the plant's immune system, for the healthy development of seeds and for root growth. Researchers have now demonstrated how a root symbiosis with fungi is driven at the molecular level by the plant's phosphate status.