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Investigation on the Biocontrol of Phytophthora diseases on strawberry based on antagonism

Anandhakumar, J. and Zeller, W. (2004) Investigation on the Biocontrol of Phytophthora diseases on strawberry based on antagonism. In: Boos, Markus (Ed.) Ecofruit - 11th International Conference on Cultivation Technique and Phytopathological Problems in Organic Fruit-Growing: Proceedings to the Conference from 3rd February to 5th February 2004 at Weinsberg/Germany, pp. 240-243.

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After screening of several rhizosphere bacteria against the soilborne pathogens of
red core and crown rot disease of strawberry Phytophthora fragariae var. fragariae
and Phytophthora cactorum under in vitro conditions, three of the most active isolates
which produced up to 63% of reduction in mycelium growth, such as Raoultella
terrigena (G-584), Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (G-V1) and Pseudomonas fluorescens
(2R1-7) were selected for further studies under in vivo conditions. In a greenhouse
and field experiments, mentioned above three isolates were tested against both
Phytophthora diseases under artificial infested soil conditions. Root dip treatment
with these bacterial antagonists produced a control effect on both fungal diseases
between 27 to 55 % and were in some cases comparable with the chemical fungicide

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Biocontrol, Rhizobacteria, Phytophthora fragariae var. fragariae, Phytophthora cactorum
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2006: Ecofruit
Related Links:http://www.ecofruit.net
Deposited By: Tagung, Ecofruit
ID Code:14548
Deposited On:18 Sep 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:38
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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