phylloplane


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phylloplane

the surface of the leaf in plants.
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Phylloplane bacteria increase seedling emergence, growth and yield of field grown groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.).
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
thuringiensis strains isolated from phylloplane plants tested, 251 showed AHL-lactonase activity with C6-HSL and C8-HSL; C6-HSL was degraded by 57% of the B.
Use of phylloplane fungi as biocontrol agent against Colletotrichum leaf disease of rubber (Heveabrasiliensis Muell.
Concerning indirect effects of CWM, STADNIK & BETTIOL (2001) observed the stimulation of microorganisms, especially bacteria, on the phylloplane of cucumber plants sprayed with milk.
Introduction of Lepidopteran-specific insecticidal crystal protein gene of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp, kurstaki by conjugal transfer into a Bacillus megaterium strain that persists in the cotton phylloplane. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 60: 214-22.
The leaf sample was moistened with sterile water and used to make an imprint of the phyllosphere and phylloplane on the agar.
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.