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- Gharsallah, H.; Ksentini, I.; Abdelhedi, N.; Naayma, S.; Hadj Taieb, K.; Sahnoun, M.; Triki, M.A.; Ksantini, M.; Leclerque, A.
- Journal of applied microbiology 2019 v.126 no.2 pp. 489-502
- Bacillus licheniformis; Bacillus subtilis; Ephestia kuehniella; Olea europaea; Serratia marcescens; antibacterial properties; antifungal properties; bacteria; bioassays; biological control; biotopes; enzyme activity; fungi; insecticidal properties; instars; larvae; mortality; olives; orchards; pests; ribosomal RNA; screening; sequence analysis; Tunisia
- ... AIM: This study investigated the bacterial diversity of dead insects collected from olive tree orchards widely cultivated in Tunisia. We aimed to explore metabolic diversity, screen enzymatic activities for biotechnological applications and carry out preliminary bioassays for bio‐insecticide development. METHODS AND RESULTS: A total of 50 bacteria strains were randomly isolated from four different ...