The surface of plant leaves, or the phyllosphere, harbors hyperdiverse microbial communities. We study the influence of these communities on plant performance and ecosystem functions.
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Vacher, C., Hampe, A., Porté, A.J., Sauer, U., Compant, S., Morris, C.E. 2016. The phyllosphere: microbial jungle at the plant-climate interface. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, vol. 47, online