Effect of cypermethrin insecticide on the microbial community in cucumber phyllosphere.

@article{Zhang2008EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cypermethrin insecticide on the microbial community in cucumber phyllosphere.},
  author={Baoguo Zhang and Hongxun Zhang and Bo Jin and L. van der Tang and Jianzhou Yang and Baoju Li and Guoqiang Zhuang and Zhihui Bai},
  journal={Journal of environmental sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={1356-62}
}
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is one of the most widely used vegetable in the world, and different pesticides have been extensively used for controlling the insects and disease pathogens of this plant. However, little is known about how the pesticides affect the microbial community in cucumber phyllosphere. This study was the first attempt to assess the impact of pyrethroid insecticide cyperemethrin on the microbial communities of cucumber phyllosphere using biochemical and genetic approaches… CONTINUE READING