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 Summary Available

More than 70 attendees recently participated in the FFAR Phytobiomes Convening Meeting, a summary report from the meeting is now available outlining the key findings.

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