A grass with improved environmental stress tolerance and low animal toxicity is disclosed where the grass is infected with an isolated endophyte selected from the groups consisting of: USDA-PI no. 269850; Ijoukak Morocco 92060; Quarzazate, Morocco KBG 5938; Oujda, Morocco KBG 5892; El-Kelaa-des-Mgouna, Morocco KBG 5914; Boumalne-de-Dades, Morocco KBG 5921; USDA-PIKBG 516560; Zeida, Morocco KBG 93001; Zeida, Morocco KBG 93002; Midelt, Morocco KBG 93006; Midelt, Morocco KBG 93007; Midelt, Morocco KBG 93008,Midelt (Zebzat), Morocco KBG 93010; Midelt, Morocco KBG 93011; Midelt, Morocco KBG 93012; mixtures and combinations thereof. A method for stably infecting the grasses is also disclosed.
Animal Science; Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences
Piper, E. L., & West, C. P. (2004). Plants infected with non-toxic endophytes. Patents Granted. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/pat/292