08 May 2009
Vol 324, Issue 5928

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COVER Interactions between microbes and plants can vary widely, depending upon the context and the partners of the interaction. An Editorial on page 691 and a collection of Perspectives starting on page 742 discuss recent advances in our understanding of the biochemistry, signaling, and ecosystem dynamics that reflect how microbes and plants interact. Illustration: Chris Bickel