Embracing community ecology in plant microbiome research

F. Dini-Andreote (Corresponding author), J.M. Raaijmakers

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Community assembly is mediated by selection, dispersal, drift, and speciation. Environmental selection is mostly used to date to explain patterns in plant microbiome assembly, whereas the influence of the other processes remains largely elusive. Recent studies highlight that adopting community ecology concepts provides a mechanistic framework for plant microbiome research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-469
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Issue number6
Early online date2018
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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