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antibiosis

[¦an·tē‚bī¦ō·səs]
(ecology)
Antagonistic association between two organisms in which one is adversely affected.
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Two nursing care cost calculations were evaluated separately: costs during antibiotic treatment, and costs from start of antibiosis till discharge of the patient from hospital (because the total hospital stay was greatly influenced by response to antibiotic treatment).
Antibiosis mechanism of resistance to spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus in sorghum, Sorghum bicolor.
It is expected that our study will determine that extracts of plants grown in full sun with natural water have greatest antibiosis and highest titers of thymol when compared with extracts from plants grown in shade or in high water conditions.
Reese explains antibiosis is the plant's natural ability to ward off pests by killing the insect or dramatically slowing its reproduction.
The phenomenon known as antibiosis appears to cause an incompatible feeding response.
Among the mechanisms proposed for plant-pathogenic fungi control by Trichoderma include direct effects upon target fungi through antibiosis, mycoparasitism and competition [23].
While Gupta et al,(21) have isolated a Pseudomonas which showed necrotrophic antibiosis in vitro against Macrophomina and Sclerotinia, restricting their growth by 80.
saccharalis; leaf sheath appression coupled with rind hardness in younger internodes are forms of mechanical antibiosis that delay larval entry, increase the mortality of young larvae, and reduce injury to stalks (Martin et al.
So antibiosis on KB agar has been widely used for selection potential biocontrol agent of INAB [40].
Tolerance, antibiosis and antixenosis are conceptually recognized 3 modes of plant resistance to arthropods (Horber 1982; Smith 2005).
antibiosis, parasitism and competition for colonization sites or nutrients) (Scheuerell & Mahaffee 2002; Al-Mughrabi et al.