Loline and ergot alkaloids in grass endophytes

Christopher L. Schardl, Jimmy D. Blankenship, Martin J. Spiering, Caroline Machado

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Many of the common grasses in woodlands and meadows, pastures, lawns, roadsides, and sport fields are aided in their survival by inconspicuous fungal symbionts, termed endophytes. The Epichloë spp. and Neotyphodium spp. (asexual counterparts of Epichloë spp.) are grass endophytes belonging to the fungal family Clavicipitaceae (phylum Ascomycota, order Hypocreales).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Industrial Mycology
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780203970553
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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© 2004 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Immunology and Microbiology
  • General Chemistry


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