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Journal of Mycology
Volume 2016, Article ID 8062073, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8062073
Research Article

Soil Influences Colonization of Root-Associated Fungal Endophyte Communities of Maize, Wheat, and Their Progenitors

1Truman State University, 100 East Normal Street, Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
2Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Avenue, Silver City, NM 88062, USA
3Kansas State University, 4024 Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA

Received 30 June 2015; Revised 21 December 2015; Accepted 24 December 2015

Academic Editor: Leo Van Griensven

Copyright © 2016 Deepak Bokati et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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