Networks of interactions among plants, their environment, and complex communities of organisms profoundly influence plant and agroecosystem health and productivity. ​​


The Phytobiomes Roadmap, an outcome of
The American Phytopathological Society’s
Phytobiomes Initiative, offers a detailed vision and
action plan for agriculture.
Public Policy Chair: Gwyn Beattie

Phytobiomes is a new open-access journal published by APS. This high-quality journal focuses on transdisciplinary research that impacts the entire plant ecosystem.
Editor-in-Chief: Carolyn Young

Phytobiomes Alliance, is an industry-academic collaborative initiative focused on building a phytobiome-based foundation for accelerating the sustainable production of food, feed, and fiber.
Executive Director: Kellye Eversole

Featured Activities 

Plan to Attend Upcoming Keystone Symposium on Phytobiomes

Phytobiomes: From Microbes to Plant Ecosystems, will bring together a broad and international community of scientists in the public and private sector to collectively advance this newly-emerging field.   

FFAR Phytobiomes Convening Meeting Successful

More than 70 attendees recently participated in the FFAR Phytobiomes Convening Meeting held prior to the APS Annual Meeting in Tampa, Flordia on Friday, July 29. Check out Sally Rockey's recent blog post for a quick update and watch for a full report in coming weeks.

Upcoming Events​


November 8-12Phytobiomes: From Microbes to Plant Ecosystems, Keystone Sympoisum, Santa Fe, NM


February 16-20 – Phytobiomes: Systems-Level Approaches for Improved Agricultural Productivity, AAAS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA