Interaction between Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates and thiabendazole in the control of gray mold of apple.

Five isolates KW, 16P, 8, 11 and 7 of Pseudomonas fluorescens and fungicide thiabendazole were evaluated for control of gray mold of apple caused by Botrytis mali. Dual culture, cell free metabolite and volatile test showed that all five isolates of Pseudomonas fluorescens tested inhibited growth of the pathogen. Inhibition varied from 28.9-85.7% in dual… CONTINUE READING