A Survey of Endophytic Fungi in Some Native Forage Grasses of Northwestern China
Although the fungal endophyte-grass association was first reported more than 60 years ago (Sampson, 1933), animal health problems related to this association were not connected until many years later (Bacon et al, 1977). Numerous studies since that time have shown a negative impact of alkaloids produced by endophyte-infected grasses on animal disorders.
KeywordsEndophytic Fungus Tall Fescue Forage Grass Endophyte Infection Limited Land Resource
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