Suppression of Rhizoctonia solani diseases of sugar beet by antagonistic and plant growth-promoting yeasts.

@article{ElTarabily2004SuppressionOR,
  title={Suppression of Rhizoctonia solani diseases of sugar beet by antagonistic and plant growth-promoting yeasts.},
  author={Khaled Abbas El-Tarabily},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={69-75}
}
AIMS Isolates of Candida valida, Rhodotorula glutinis and Trichosporon asahii from the rhizosphere of sugar beet in Egypt were examined for their ability to colonize roots, to promote plant growth and to protect sugar beet from Rhizoctonia solani AG-2-2 diseases, under glasshouse conditions. METHODS AND RESULTS Root colonization abilities of the three yeast species were tested using the root colonization plate assay and the sand-tube method. In the root colonization plate assay, C. valida and… CONTINUE READING