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Phosphate solubilization by Penicillium spp. closely associated with wheat roots
In this study we found that Penicillium spp. exhibiting P-solubilizing activity are common both on and in the roots of wheat plants grown in southern Australian agricultural soils. From 2,500Expand
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Genetic Diversity and Biological Control Activity of Novel Species of Closely Related Pseudomonads Isolated from Wheat Field Soils in South Australia
ABSTRACT Rhizobacteria closely related to two recently described species of pseudomonads, Pseudomonas brassicacearum andPseudomonas thivervalensis, were isolated from two geographically distinctExpand
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Suppression of Rhizoctonia solani AG-8 induced disease on wheat by the interaction between Pantoea, Exiguobacterium, and Microbacteria
Rhizoctonia solani AG-8 is a major wheat root pathogen; however, soils can become suppressive to the expression of disease under intensive cropping with retention of crop residues. This is in partExpand
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Genetic analysis of agrocin 84 production and immunity in Agrobacterium spp.
Mutations affecting agrocin production on the 48-kilobase (kb) plasmid, pAgK84, can be complemented in trans with cloned portions of the plasmid. Five complementation groups ranging in minimum sizeExpand
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Suppression of damping-off caused by Rhizoctonia solani, and growth promotion, in bedding plants by binucleate Rhizoctonia spp
Abstract Nine isolates of binucleate Rhizoctonia spp, from potting media and nursery plants, were screened for their ability to control damping-off disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn AG 4 andExpand
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Binucleate Rhizoctonia isolates control damping-off caused by Pythium ultimum var. Sporangiiferum, and promote growth, in Capsicum and Celosia seedlings in pasteurized potting medium
Abstract Eight isolates of binucleate Rhizoctonia spp, from South Australian plant nurseries and potting mix suppliers, were screened for ability to control damping-off disease caused by PythiumExpand
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Construction of a Tra− deletion mutant of pAgK84 to safeguard the biological control of crown gall
SummaryAgrobacterium radiobacter strain K84 is used commercially for the biological control of crown gall. It contains the conjugative plasmid pAgK84, which encodes the synthesis of agrocin 84, anExpand
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Ability of the lumbricid earthworms Aporrectodea rosea and Aporrectodea trapezoides to reduce the severity of take-all under greenhouse and field conditions
Abstract The influence of the earthworms A. rosea and A. trapezoides on wheat plants, grown in soil artificially infested with the take-all fungus Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici (Ggt) wasExpand
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Ability of the earthworms Aporrectodea rosea and Aporrectodea trapezoides to increase plant growth and the foliar concentration of elements in wheat (Triticum aestivum cv. spear) in a sandy loam soil
In a greenhouse study, the ability of the earthworms Aporrectodea rosea and A. trapezoides to influence the foliar concentration of elements and the growth of wheat plants was assessed 27 days afterExpand
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Field evidence for reduced severity of Rhizoctonia bare-patch disease of wheat, due to the presence of the earthworms Aporrectodea rosea and Aporrectodea trapezoides
Abstract A study demonstrated the ability of the earthworms Aporrectodea rosea and Aporrectodea trapezoides (added at an equivalent density of 100 or 300 m −2 ) to reduce the disease severity ofExpand
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