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Researchers uncover new structures at plant-fungal interface: New discovery could eventually help reduce the use of fertilizer in agriculture

Researchers uncover new structures at plant-fungal interface: New discovery could eventually help reduce the use of fertilizer in agriculture

For millions of years, plants and fungi have exchanged crucial nutrients such as phosphate and fatty acids, but the mechanism by which this exchange happens has been poorly understood. Now, researchers have uncovered structural networks of tubules at the plant-fungal interface that could shed light on the mechanisms of this symbiotic partnership.

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