phytopathogen


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phytopathogen

[¦fīd·ō′path·ə·jən]
(ecology)
An organism that causes a disease in a plant.
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The high degree of specificity of some phytopathogens for various crops has made it difficult to develop general understandings and predictions.
The ability of biocontrol rhizobacterial isolates to colonize successfully the rhizoctic zones of chickpea while antagonizing their phytopathogens were evaluated at 21 days of incubation.
2001); in addition to direct damage, the feeding weevils may facilitate the entry of phytopathogens, causing bole rot disease (Gonzalez et al.
The plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) can influence plant growth directly through the production of phytohormones and indirectly through nitrogen fixation and production of bio-control agents against soil-borne phytopathogens [4].
Besides these phytopathogens several other important viruses transmitted by leafhoppers and planthoppers have been reported in countries of the Americas.
We speculate that the observed differences in abundance and species richness of the Delphacidae and, mainly, Cicadellidae families in Brazil may have implications for the incidence and severity of diseases that occur in maize and that are caused by phytopathogens transmitted by insects in the center-south and northeast states of the country.
Expression of the suppressive effect of Bacillus subtilis on phytopathogens in inoculated composts.
It is important to mention that the damage produced by weevils on pods (feeding and/or oviposition), facilitates the development of phytopathogens in the seeds, which may lower the quality and performance of bean seed.
Another biological agent, Cryptococcus laurentii was also reported as a promising strategy to inhibit growth of many phytopathogens, including Botrytis cinerea, Penicillium expansum, Alternaria alternate and
The weevil, in addition to directly damaging the soybean seeds, facilitates the development of phytopathogens in the seeds, which may lower the quality of soybean oil.
Multitrophic interactions of the silverleaf whitefly, host plants, competing herbivores, and phytopathogens.
In addition to the damage caused by the boring of larvae in the plant tissue, some phytopathogens associated with the weevil may cause wilting and later death of the plant (Waring & Smith 1986).