Growth Responses of Fusarium oxysporum to Metabolites of Some Rhizospheric Microflora of Egyptian Cotton Varieties

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DURING studies on the rhizospheric microflora of different cotton varieties grown in Egypt, Fusarium wilt-resistant Ashmouni cotton variety rhizosphere proved to be inhabited by the highest percentage of strains of Bacillus subtilis, while susceptible Giza 26 cotton variety rhizosphere contained the highest percentage of a strain of B. megatherium 1.

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NAIM, M., HUSSEIN, A. Growth Responses of Fusarium oxysporum to Metabolites of Some Rhizospheric Microflora of Egyptian Cotton Varieties. Nature 181, 578 (1958) doi:10.1038/181578a0

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