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Phyllosphere microflora of some Egyptian plants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  806505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The fungal and bacterial flora of the leaf surfaces of five plants growing in Egypt were studied. The fungal flora showed seasonal fluctuations with at least one peak. Twenty three genera with fifty three species were found, Aspergillus and Penicillium being most common. Other fungi showed variable percentages of the total count. Nitrogen-fixing bacteria were not isolated from the phyllosphere of the five plant species. Micrococci were most predominant among the epiphytic bacteria. Spore-forming bacteria and actinomycetes were less frequent on the leaf surfaces of the associalte plants.
A M Wahab
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia microbiologica     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0015-5632     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Microbiol. (Praha)     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-03     Completed Date:  1975-10-03     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376757     Medline TA:  Folia Microbiol (Praha)     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  236-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Actinomyces / isolation & purification
Aspergillus / isolation & purification
Aspergillus flavus / isolation & purification
Aspergillus fumigatus / isolation & purification
Aspergillus niger / isolation & purification
Bacteria / isolation & purification*
Cladosporium / isolation & purification
Fungi / isolation & purification*
Fusarium / isolation & purification
Micrococcaceae / isolation & purification
Neurospora / isolation & purification
Penicillium / isolation & purification
Plants / microbiology*
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