bacterization


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bac·te·rize

 (băk′tə-rīz′)
tr.v. bac·te·rized, bac·te·riz·ing, bac·te·riz·es
To change the composition of (something) by means of bacterial action.

bac′te·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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bacterization

(ˌbæktɪəraɪˈzeɪʃən) or

bacterisation

n
subjection to bacterial action
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Subsequently, laboratory studies have shown that the bacterization of cabbage seeds, Brassica oleracea var.
Seed bacterization with a fluorescent Pseudomonas for enhanced plant growth, yield and disease control.
Control of Rhizoctonia sheath blight and other diseases by rice by seed bacterization. In: Biological Control of Plant Diseases.
Seed bacterization with fluorescent Pseudomonas for enhanced plant growth, yield and disease control.
Characterization (staining) Production assay Isolates Gram's Endospore Siderophore Ammonia Control NA NA - - PB-05 - + + + + PB-06 - - + + + PB-09 - - + + + PB-10 - - + + + Phosphorus solubilization Production assay [Ca.sub.3] Isolates HCN Catalase [(P[O.sub.4]).sub.2] Control - - - PB-05 - + + PB-06 - + + + + PB-09 - + + PB-10 - + + + Phosphorus solubilization Solubilization index [Ca.sub.3] Isolates Phytate [(P[O.sub.4]).sub.2] Control - 0 PB-05 + 2 PB-06 + 4 PB-09 + 2 PB-10 + 2.5 Table 2: Effect of seed bacterization on different plant growth parameters after 30 days of germination under greenhouse study.
Chiarini, "Perturbation of maize rhizosphere microflora following seed bacterization with Burkholderia cepacia MCI 7," FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol.
tomato (Okabe) Young et al.] on foliage and fruit of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) as standard bacterization treatments that always included copper hydroxide (Louws et al., 2001).