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Microorganisms, Vol. 8, Pages 1377: Microbial Communities in Soils and Endosphere of Solanum tuberosum L. and their Response to Long-Term Fertilization

An understanding of how fertilization influences endophytes is crucial for sustainable agriculture, since the manipulation of the plant microbiome could affect plant fitness and productivity. This study was focused on the response of microbial communities ...
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Plants, Vol. 9, Pages 1158: The Roles of Cytokinins in Plants and Their Response to Environmental Stimuli

Cytokinins (CKs) are adenine-derived, small-molecule plant growth regulators that control aspects of almost all plant growth and development processes. Internally, CKs play significant roles in plant cell division, nutrient allocation, and photosynthetic performance, and they ...
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Prevalence of mycotoxigenic fungi and assessment of aflatoxin contamination: a multiple case study along the integrated corn‐based poultry feed supply chain in Malaysia

BACKGROUND Corn, a main feed ingredient in the livestock industry, is one of the most susceptible crops to fungal infection and aflatoxin contamination. Livestock feeding on aflatoxin‐contaminated feed have been shown to cause feed refusal, ...
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Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 7, Pages 130: Epidemiological and Molecular Investigation of Ocular Fungal Infection in Equine from Egypt

Diagnosis and treatment of ocular fungal infection in equine seems very challenging for owners and clinicians. The present study aimed to identify and characterize fungal species isolated from the eyes of clinically healthy and diseased ...