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The Populus holobiont: dissecting the effects of plant niches and genotype on the microbiome

Overview of attention for article published in Microbiome, February 2018
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Title
The Populus holobiont: dissecting the effects of plant niches and genotype on the microbiome
Published in
Microbiome, February 2018
DOI 10.1186/s40168-018-0413-8
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M. A. Cregger, A. M. Veach, Z. K. Yang, M. J. Crouch, R. Vilgalys, G. A. Tuskan, C. W. Schadt

Abstract

Microorganisms serve important functions within numerous eukaryotic host organisms. An understanding of the variation in the plant niche-level microbiome, from rhizosphere soils to plant canopies, is imperative to gain a better understanding of how both the structural and functional processes of microbiomes impact the health of the overall plant holobiome. Using Populus trees as a model ecosystem, we characterized the archaeal/bacterial and fungal microbiome across 30 different tissue-level niches within replicated Populus deltoides and hybrid Populus trichocarpa × deltoides individuals using 16S and ITS2 rRNA gene analyses. Our analyses indicate that archaeal/bacterial and fungal microbiomes varied primarily across broader plant habitat classes (leaves, stems, roots, soils) regardless of plant genotype, except for fungal communities within leaf niches, which were greatly impacted by the host genotype. Differences between tree genotypes are evident in the elevated presence of two potential fungal pathogens, Marssonina brunnea and Septoria sp., on hybrid P. trichocarpa × deltoides trees which may in turn be contributing to divergence in overall microbiome composition. Archaeal/bacterial diversity increased from leaves, to stem, to root, and to soil habitats, whereas fungal diversity was the greatest in stems and soils. This study provides a holistic understanding of microbiome structure within a bioenergy relevant plant host, one of the most complete niche-level analyses of any plant. As such, it constitutes a detailed atlas or map for further hypothesis testing on the significance of individual microbial taxa within specific niches and habitats of Populus and a baseline for comparisons to other plant species.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 260 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 65 25%
Researcher 46 18%
Student > Master 42 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 23 9%
Student > Bachelor 19 7%
Other 23 9%
Unknown 42 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 124 48%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 31 12%
Environmental Science 23 9%
Immunology and Microbiology 4 2%
Chemistry 3 1%
Other 18 7%
Unknown 57 22%

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