Files in this item

FilesDescriptionFormat

application/pdf

application/pdf9717285.pdf (5MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
(no description provided)PDF

Description

Title:Wheat Take-All: Quantification of Resistance and Pseudomonad Suppression and the Potential for Their Interaction
Author(s):Ismail, Emad Abdel-Gawad
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Wilkinson, Henry T.
Department / Program:Crop Sciences
Discipline:Crop Sciences
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Agriculture, Plant Pathology
Abstract:A new 10-day in vitro assay was developed to study the dynamic colonization of Ggt-infected roots by both antagonistic and non-antagonistic bacteria. Pseudomonas fluorescens (strain 2-79), as antagonist of Ggt and Bacillus megaterium (strain B153-2-2), a non-antagonist, were used to determine if wheat roots, infected by Ggt, supported greater CFU of the antagonist strain than non-antagonist strain. Colony forming units of P. fluorescens, applied singly or in combination with B. megaterium, were significantly higher on Ggt-infected roots compared to non-inoculated roots after 7 and 10 days from treatment. The CFUs of B. megaterium, applied singly or in combination with P. fluorescens, were not significantly higher on Ggt-infected roots compared to non-inoculated roots.
Issue Date:1997
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:125 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/85046
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9717285
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1997


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Item Statistics