Science China Life Sciences

, Volume 62, Issue 9, pp 1264–1265 | Cite as

Epichloë festucae var. lolii endophyte affects host response to fungal disease progression in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

  • Pei TianEmail author
  • Zhibiao Nan
Letter to the Editor



The authors acknowledge Dr. Peter Long for guidance and assistance. The research reported here was funded by the National Basic Research Program of China (2014CB138702), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31502001) and China Agriculture Research System (CARS-22 Green Manue).

Compliance and ethics The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Supplementary material

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Table S1 Disease progression on intact E+ and E- perennial ryegrass plants after inoculation with 2 fungal pathogens
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Table S2 Peramine concentration (ppm) in E+ and E- plants after inoculation with 2 fungal pathogens and E+ and E- control plants with no inoculation (CK)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Grassland Agro-ecosystems; Key Laboratory of Grassland Livestock Industry Innovation, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs; College of Pastoral Agriculture Science and TechnologyLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina

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