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Production, purification and characterization of two α-amylase isoforms from a newly isolated Aspergillus Oryzae strain S2
Abstract A new fungal strain that was isolated from old sweet soy sauce was identified, based on subsequent microscopic studies and analyses of rRNA18S gene sequence, intergenic region rRNA 18S-23S,… Expand
"MALADIE DES FEUILLES CASSANTES" OR BRITTLE LEAF DISEASE OF DATE PALMS IN TUNISIA: BIOTIC OR ABIOTIC DISEASE?
“Brittle leaf disease of date palms”, known in southern Tunisia since the 1960s, has assumed epidemic proportions from 1986 on. The symptoms are associated with manganese deficiency and the presence… Expand
Biocontrol of olive knot disease by Bacillus subtilis isolated from olive leaves
We evaluated the biocontrol efficacy of a Bacillus subtilis strain isolated from symptomless olive leaves against the olive knot disease pathogen Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi. Bacillus… Expand
Accounting Information Systems in an ERP Environment and Tunisian Firm Performance
ERP system adoption has largely marked the evolution of accounting information systems (AISs). Modern AISs have great potential to influence business performance. The purpose of this study is to… Expand
Effects of soil solarization on soil-borne populations ofPythium aphanidermatum andFusarium solani and on the potato crop in Tunisia
SummarySoil solarization by mulching with polyethylene for 60 days during summer in Tunisia, was effective in reducing dramatically to a depth of 30 cm inoculum levels ofFusarium solani (Fs) from… Expand
Control of damping-off caused by Rhizoctonia solani and Fusarium solani using olive mill waste water and some of its indigenous bacterial strains
Abstract Olive mill waste water (OMW) and some of its indigenous bacterial strains were tested in vitro and in vivo for their efficacy against damping-off caused by two soilborne fungi Rhizoctonia… Expand
Partial purification and characterization of chiIO8, a novel antifungal chitinase produced by Bacillus cereus IO8
- I. Hammami, R. Siala, M. Jridi, N. Ktari, M. Nasri, M. Triki
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of applied microbiology
- 1 August 2013
To investigate the distribution of chitinase IO8 in Bacillus cereus strains, the enhancing effects of the chitinase‐producing B. cereus strains on biocontrol potential by dual culture assay and in… Expand
Screening for Fusarium Antagonistic Bacteria From Contrasting Niches Designated the Endophyte Bacillus halotolerans as Plant Warden Against Fusarium
- Houda Ben Slama, H. Cherif-Silini, +10 authors L. Belbahri
- Medicine, Biology
- Front. Microbiol.
- 11 January 2019
Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) plantations in North Africa are nowadays threatened with the spread of the Bayoud disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. albedinis, already responsible for… Expand
Lipopeptides from a novel Bacillus methylotrophicus 39b strain suppress Agrobacterium crown gall tumours on tomato plants.
- O. Frikha-Gargouri, D. Ben Abdallah, +4 authors S. Tounsi
- Biology, Medicine
- Pest management science
- 1 March 2017
BACKGROUND This study aims to characterise the antibacterial activity of a novel Bacillus methylotrophicus strain named 39b against tumourigenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58 and B6 strains. It also… Expand
Screening of the High-Rhizosphere Competent Limoniastrum monopetalum’ Culturable Endophyte Microbiota Allows the Recovery of Multifaceted and Versatile Biocontrol Agents
Halophyte Limoniastrum monopetalum, an evergreen shrub inhabiting the Mediterranean region, has well-documented phytoremediation potential for metal removal from polluted sites. It is also considered… Expand