Example sentences for: parasitism

How can you use “parasitism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On the basis of phylogenetic analysis [ 4 ] it appears that plant parasitism arose independently at least three times over the course of nematode evolution.

  • Alternatively, genes may be special adaptations to plant parasitism.

  • Between these two extremes of obligate mutualism and reproductive parasitism lies a spectrum of secondary symbionts of insects, most of which have not yet been studied in detail.

  • These data provide a foundation for studying the evolution of mutualism and parasitism and modes of transitions between them.

  • Second, both organisms establish intimate developmental interactions with host plants, and mounting evidence suggests that the mechanisms for these interactions are also shared [ 31 ] . It seems a reasonable hypothesis that the origin of parasitism in Meloidogyne may have been facilitated by acquisition of genetic material from soil bacteria through horizontal transfer.


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