phylloplane


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phylloplane

(ˈfɪləʊˌpleɪn)
n
(Environmental Science) ecology the surface of a leaf considered as a habitat, esp for microorganisms. Also called: phyllosphere
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Distribution and characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis on the phylloplane of species of Piper (Piperaceae) in three altitudinal levels.
Phytospheres, such as rhizosphere and phylloplane, are important habitats for chitinolytic bacteria (7,8) .
Porteous, "Evaluation of methods for sampling, recovery, and enumeration of bacteria applied to the phylloplane," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Wallace, "An impression method for examining epiphytic micro-organisms and its application to phylloplane studies," Transactions of the British Mycological Society, vol.
During the growing season rice pathogens exist on the phylloplane of rice plants, stored seeds at room temperature in winter, weeds in the field, previous rice crop tissues buried in the soil, improper cultivation of soil and climate change (Sogou and Tsuzaki, 1983; Matsuda and Sato 1987; Tsushima et al., 1987; Otofuji et al., 1988; Tsushima et al., 1989; Hikichi 1993 a,b; Tsuchima et al., 1996 ).
Colony interactions and hyphal interference between Septoria nodorum and phylloplane fungi.
Kirshner, "Survival in the phylloplane of an introduced biocontrol agent (Trichoderma harzianum) and populations of the plant pathogen Botrytis cinerea as modified by abiotic conditions," Phytoparasitica, vol.
the emerging evidence pertaining to antimicrobial phylloplane proteins
Surfactin triggers biofilm formation of Bacillus subtilis in melon phylloplane and contributes to the biocontrol activity.