Fungi that live in and on the leaves and stems of vascular plants are known as endophytes. Which of the following is a true statement about endophytes?

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Endophytes include the two groups of mycorrhizal fungi.

Endophytes have been studied for many years and are considered an ancient group.

Endophytes are rarely found in nature.

Many species of endophytes may be commensals—meaning that the two species, endophyte and plant, simply coexist with no large deleterious or beneficial effect.

 

asked Dec 29, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Many species of endophytes may be commensals—meaning that the two species, endophyte and plant, simply coexist with no large deleterious or beneficial effect.

 

answered Dec 29, 2012 by anonymous

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