phylloplane


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phylloplane

the surface of the leaf in plants.
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Understanding the mechanism of biological control of passionfruit bacterial blight promoted by autochthonous phylloplane bacteria.
and mechanisms by which proteins can be released to the phylloplane by
Antagonistic interaction between fungal pathogen and phylloplane fungi of guava.
Expression of a Bacillus thuringiensis d-endotoxin cry1Ab gene in Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis strains that naturally colonize the phylloplane of tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum, Mills).
The capacity to inhibit internalization should limit bacterial colonization to the phylloplane and consequently might enhance the effectiveness of surface sanitizers," say the researchers.
The microbial community of the phylloplane may be altered by the gaseous and particulate atmospheric pollutants (Saunders 1971, Mowll et al.
Host-pathogen interactions of vascular plants and animals typically take place in the phylloplane or lymph system, where concentrations of infochemicals and defense compounds can be more-or-less controlled by the host.
10 Nitrogen: Give and Take from Phylloplane Microbes