Biological control of maize seed pathogenic fungi by use of actinomycetes

  title={Biological control of maize seed pathogenic fungi by use of actinomycetes},
  author={Wellington Bressan},
The effectiveness of twoStreptomyces spp. strains to controlpathogenic fungi was studied in stored maizegrain. The treatments included seeddisinfection and inoculation withStreptomyces spp. strains previously isolatedfrom maize rhizosphere. Actinomycete inoculumconsisted of filtered suspension and totalsuspension of fermentor-producedStreptomyces spp. strains biomass. Treatmentswith Streptomyces spp. strains aloneeffectively suppressed the development ofAspergillus spp., Curvularia lunata… 

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