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Cover for Potential of two <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus</i> antagonists for biocontrol of grey mould.

This chapter presents a preliminary characterization of two bacterial strains (B29 and B27) isolated from the south of Tunisia and evaluate induced systemic resistance (ISR) as a mechanism of biological control of B. cinerea by these two bacterial strains. Additionally, molecular identification of...

Author(s)
Ben-Maachia, S.; Errakhi, R.; Mathieu, F.; Lebrihi, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Potato yield variation as affected by virus seed degeneration and growth conditions in Tunisia.

Virus diseases mainly affect crop growth by reducing the size of the canopy, thus inhibiting the interaction of the incoming solar radiation. Additional yield reduction may be caused by effects on the radiation use efficiency or on the dry matter allocation to the tubers. Research plots were...

Author(s)
Khamassy, N.; Riadh, I.; Boukhris-Bouhachem, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Can mineral oil protect seed potato against aphid transmission of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Potato virus y</i>?

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a limiting factor for the production of certified seed potato in Tunisia. PVYNTN is the most important reason for downgrading seed potato lots of variety Spunta to lower classes and for rejection during certification. Transmission efficiencies of aphid species for different...

Author(s)
Boukhris-Bouhachem, S.; Sellami, M. H.; Chaieb, I.; Souissi, R.; El-Fahem, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter