Francisco de Alcântara Neto

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Legumes, such as lima bean, can form symbiotic relationships with rhizobia and can therefore grow in nitrogen-poor soils. Lima bean varieties in symbiosis with indigenous rhizobia were evaluated for their symbiotic performance over three harvest periods. Four indigenous rhizobial strains (ISOL-16, ISOL-18, ISOL-19 or ISOL-35) were isolated from soil samples(More)
Crown rot is an important postharvest disease of banana fruit caused by a fungal complex. The development of these microorganisms in the banana favors rot of the fruit and crown, affecting fruit quality and rendering the fruit unsafe to eat. Fungi that cause postharvest rot include species of the complex Thielaviopsis paradoxa. In March 2015, symptoms of(More)
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