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Beneficial microbes protect plants with plant hormones [Registered]

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, have identified a novel mechanism of biocontrol to control plant diseases. The team determined that plant beneficial microbes interfere with pathogens or work to strengthen the host in an effort to control disease, but this production of phytohormones, including cytokinins, has not been previously considered as a biocontrol mechanism.…

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