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Phytoparasitica

, Volume 20, Supplement 1, pp S143–S148 | Cite as

Control of fungal pathogens — postharvest

Isolation of bacteria antagonistic to postharvest fungal diseases of cold-storedbrassica spp
  • C. Leifert
  • D. C. Sigee
  • H. A. S. Epton
  • R. Stanley
  • C. Knight
Article

Abstract

Bacterial antagonists ofBotrytis cinerea comprising fluorescent pseudomonads (61%),Bacillus spp. (30%) andSerratia spp. (9%) were isolated from differentBrassica spp.Serratia andPseudomonas strains which showedin vitro antagonism againstB. cinerea andAlternaria brassicicola were tested forin vivo antagonism at 4°C against these fungi using a leaf disk bioassay and for their ability to persist on cabbage leaf surfaces.

Keywords

Leaf Disk Fluorescent Pseudomonad 5x107 Versus Antagonistic Bacterium Bacillus Spore 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Leifert
    • 1
  • D. C. Sigee
    • 1
  • H. A. S. Epton
    • 1
  • R. Stanley
    • 2
  • C. Knight
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cell and Structural BiologyUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK
  2. 2.Department of AgricultureCampden Food and Drink Research AssociationChipping CampdenUK

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