associative symbiosis

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What is associative symbiosis?

associative symbiosis meaning in Soil Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A close but relatively casual interaction between two dissimilar organisms or biological systems. The association may be mutually beneficial but is not required to accomplish specific functions. See also commensalism, symbiosis.

 

reference: Soil Science Society of America