Microbiota are ecological communities of microorganisms found in and on all multicellular organisms. Microbiota/the microbiome includes bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi and viruses and their interactions can be symbiotic, commensal, amensalistic and pathogenic.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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