NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies in Nature today are revealing the repertoire of microbial organisms residing in and around the roots of Arabidopsis plants.

An international team led by investigators at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill used 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing to characterize the root microbial communities in hundreds of plants from eight Arabidopsis thaliana accessions that were grown in two different soils.

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