Leaf blast disease reduction by rice-phyllosphere actinomycetes producing bioactive compounds

Abstract

Fungal leaf blast, caused by Pyricularia oryzae, is a devastating disease of rice plants that annually causes severe production losses worldwide and is one of the top 10 fungal diseases that threaten global food security. Thus, a reliable control strategy against this disease is essential. In this study, the antagonistic activity of indigenous phyllosphere… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10327-017-0700-4

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