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The soil ecology of Serratia entomophila, A bacterial pathogen of the New Zealand grass grub, Costelytra zealandica (White)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1989)
Serratia entomophila (Enterobacteriaceae) is a newly described species of bacterium, currently being developed as a biological control agent for the New Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica (White) (Coleoptera: ...
Biological control of Sclerotina diseases of vegetables
(Lincoln University, 2000)
Sixty three fungal isolates, obtained from the local region (Canterbury, New Zealand), were tested for their ability to inhibit mycelial growth and sclerotial production of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum using a cabbage petiole ...
Growth, persistence and competition between strains of Rhizobium lupini schroeter
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
Strains of Rhizobium lupini on Lupinus spp. and Ornithopus sativus (serradella) were tested for growth, persistence and competition in nodule formation in growth cabinets, under glass house conditions and in the field. The ...
A study of extrachromosomal elements and gene transfer in soil bacteria
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1981)
In an attempt to investigate the role of bacterial extrachromosomal genetic elements (bacteriophages and plasmids), and processes of gene transfer in the adaptation of soil bacteria to their environment, an investigation ...
Study on the growth, persistence and interaction between Corynebacterium insidiosum (McCullock) Jensen and Rhizobium meliloti Dang. in soil, and in the infection of Medicago sativa L.
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
Growth and persistence of C. insidiosum and R. meliloti in soil and rhizosphere, and their interactions with F. oxysporum and V. alboatrum in the infection and nodulation of lucerne plants were investigated. The droplet ...