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- Valverde, Claudio, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2006 v.72 no.11 pp. 7083-7090
- Amoeba; Pseudomonas fluorescens; antibiotics; bacteria; biological control; cucumbers; encystment; grazing; mutants; paralysis; phenolic compounds; predation; rhizosphere; roots; secondary metabolites; soil; toxicity; toxins
- ... In soil ecosystems, bacteria must cope with predation activity, which is attributed mainly to protists. The development of antipredation strategies may help bacteria maintain higher populations and persist longer in the soil. We analyzed the interaction between the root-colonizing and biocontrol strain Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 and three different protist isolates (an amoeba, a flagellate, and ...
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