Mixotrophy in land plants: why to stay green?

Jakub Těšitel , Tamara Těšitelová , Julita Minasiewicz , Marc-Andre Selosse


Mixotrophic plants combine photosynthesis and heterotrophic nutrition. Recent research suggests mechanisms explaining why mixotrophy is so common in terrestrial ecosystems. First, mixotrophy overcomes nutrient limitation and/or seedling establishment constraints. Second, although genetic drift may push mixotrophs to full heterotrophy, the role of photosynthesis in reproduction stabilizes mixotrophy.
Author Jakub Těšitel
Jakub Těšitel,,
, Tamara Těšitelová
Tamara Těšitelová,,
, Julita Minasiewicz (FB / DPTNC)
Julita Minasiewicz,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
, Marc-Andre Selosse (FB / DPTNC)
Marc-Andre Selosse,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
Journal seriesTrends in Plant Science, ISSN 1360-1385, (A 50 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishautotrophy, mixotrophy, mycoheterotrophy, parasitism
URL https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2018.05.010
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)50
ScoreMinisterial score = 50.0, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 50.0, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 12.149 (2) - 2017=13.181 (5)
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