An industry-academic collaborative initiative
focused on building a phytobiome-based foundation for accelerating the sustainable production
of food, feed, and fiber.



31 October 2017 – Press Release: University of Maryland Joins Phytobiomes Alliance

2 October 2017 – Global Engage blog Phytobiomes: Embracing Complexity to Achieve a New Vision for Agriculture

14 September 2017 – Press Release: Colorado State Joins Phytobiomes Alliance

22 August 2017 – PNAS article: Probing the phytobiome to advance agriculture

16 July 2017 – Scientific American article: Is This the Next Green Revolution?

6 June 2017 – Press Release: Penn State Joins Phytobiomes Alliance

19 April 2017 – Press Release: INRA Joins Phytobiomes Alliance


Latest Activity

Kellye Eversole presentation at the miCROPe International Symposium: Microbe-assisted crop production - opportunities, challenges and needs

7 December 2017, Vienna, Austria 

2017_12-07_Micrope_Eversole.pdfBuilding a Foundation to Combine Site-Specific Biological and Physical Data for Next-Generation Precision Agriculture

Upcoming Events​

17 January 2018 – Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, California, USA – Exploring Phytobiomes Workshop

16 Feb 2018
AAAS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA Phytobiomes: Fundamential & Applied Science for the Enhanced Agricultural Productivity, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

14-15 May 2018
Partnerships in Biocontrol, Biostimulants, & Microbiome Congress Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

18-21 June 2018
10th International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses, Salamanca, Spain

19-22 June 2018
21st Penn State Plant Biology Symposium: Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes, University Park, PA, USA

15-20 July 2018
– 9th International Symbiosis Society Congress, Corvallis, OR, USA

Job offers

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Microbiome - Western Sydney University - Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE)
Deadline for applications: 15 November 2017