The Bacterial Microbiota (image) Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research Share Print E-Mail Caption Scanning electron microscopy image of diverse bacteria on the surface of Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Credit Image by Rainer Franzen and Paloma Duran; Image editing by Magdalena Kosterska-Singer Usage Restrictions Permission must be granted by authors. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.