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