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Microbe Science References 

In Introduction

  1. Asghar Heydari and Mohammad Pessarakli (2010) A Review on Biological Control of Fungal Plant Pathogens Using Microbial Antagonists
  2. S. Khalil & B.W. Alsanius (2010) Evaluation of biocontrol agents for managing root diseases on hydroponically grown tomato
  3. Paulitz, T.C., Bélanger, R.R., 2001. Biological control in greenhouse systems.

Pythium subheading under Root Disease in Hydroponics (in brief)

  1. J. Vallance, F. Déniel, G. Le Floch, L. Guérin-Dubrana, D. Blancard and P. Rey (2010) Pathogenic and beneficial microorganisms in soilless cultures

Friendly Bacteria and Fungi in Hydro Settings

  1. Paulitz, T.C., Bélanger, R.R., 2001. Biological control in greenhouse systems.

Overview of Microbial Inoculants

    1. Yang Zongzheng, Liu Xin, Liu Zhong, Pang Jinzhao, Qiu Jin, Yang Wenyan (2009) Effect of Bacillus Subtilis SY1 on antifungal activity and plant growth
    2. Deepti Dwivedi and B. N. Johri Antifungals from fluorescent pseudomonads: Biosynthesis and regulation
    3. Vinod Kumar, Anuj Kumar and R. N. Kharwar (2006) Antagonistic potential of fluorescent pseudomonads and control of charcoal rot of Chickpea caused by Macrophomina phaseolina
    4. Valerie Gravel, Hani Antoun, Russell J. Tweddell (2007) Growth stimulation and fruit yield improvement of greenhouse tomato plants by inoculation with Pseudomonas putida or Trichoderma atroviride: Possible role of indole acetic acid (IAA)
    5. Claude Alabouvette, Chantal Olivain, Quirico Migheli, and Christian Steinberg (2009) Microbiological control of soil-borne phytopathogenic fungi with special emphasis on wilt-inducing Fusarium oxysporum

About Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF)

    1. Tatsuhiro Ezawa, Sally E. Smith, and F. Andrew Smith (2007) P metabolism and transport in AM fungi.
    2. Angela Hodge and Alastair H. Fitter (2010) Substantial Nitrogen Acquisition by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi from Organic Material has Implications For N Cycling
    3. Grant et al (2005) Soil and fertilizer phosphorus: Effects on plant P supply and mycorrhizal development
    4. Kathleen K. Treseder (2004) A meta-analysis of mycorrhizal responses to nitrogen, phosphorus, and atmospheric CO2 in field studies.
    5. Megan H. Ryan & James H. Graham (2002) Is there a role for arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in production agriculture?
    6. D.M. Eissenstat, J.H. Graham, J.P. Syvertsen, D.L. Drouillard (1993) Carbon Economy of Sour Orange in Relation to Mycorrhizal Colonization and Phosphorous Status.
    7. A.J Valentine, B.A Osborne and DT Mitchell (2001) Interactions between phosphorous supply and total nutrient availability on mychorrizal colonization, growth and photosynthesis of cucumber
    8. H.J. Hawkins and E. George (2004) Hydroponic culture of the mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae with Linum usitatissimum L., Sorghum bicolor L. and Triticum aestivum L.
    9. G.Nagahashi, D.D.Douds Jr. and G.D. Abney (1996) Phosphorus amendment inhibits hyphal branching of VAM fungus Gigaspora margarita directly through its effect on root exudation

 

Trichoderma References

 

  1. Harman, G.E., Howell, C.R., Viterbo, A., Chet, I., Lorito, M. (2004) Trichoderma spp. – opportunistic avirulent plant symbionts
  2. Harman, G. E. & Kubicek, C. P. Trichoderma and Gliocladium Vol. 2
  3. Sivasithamparam, K. & Ghisalberti, E. L. in Trichoderma and Gliocladium
  4. Mausam Verma, Satinder K. Brar , R.D. Tyagi, R.Y. Surampalli , J.R. Val´ero (2007) Antagonistic fungi, Trichoderma spp.: Panoply of biological control)
  5. Christoph Keeli , Ursula Schnider, Monika Maurhoferl, Christophe Voisard, Jacques Laville, Ulrich Burger\ Philippe Wirthner, Dieter Haas, and Genevieve DHagoi (1992) Suppression of Root Diseases by Pseudomonas fluorescens CHAO: Importance of the Bacterial Secondary Metabolite 2,4-Diacetylphloroglucinol
  6. Leulseged Begashaw (2003) Utilisation of rhizosphere microflora in biocontrol of root rot and growth enhancement of lettuce under hydroponic systems
  7. Inbar J. and Chet I. (1995) Microbiology
  8. Ilan Chet, Ada Viterbo and Yariv Brotma (2006) Plant Biocontrol by Trichoderma spp.
  9. Iris Yedidia, Alok K Srivasta, Yoram Kapulnik and Ilan Chet (2001) Effect of Trichoderma harzianum on microelement concentrations and increased growth of cucumber plants
  10. N. Ozbay, S.E. Newman, W.M. Brown (2002) Evaluation of Trichoderma harzianum Strains to Control Crown and Root Rot of Greenhouse Fresh Market Tomatoes
  11. Sibtain Ahmed, Ammara Bashir, Huma Saleem, Mubshara Saadia and AmerJamil (2009) Production and Purification of Cellulose Degrading Enzymes From a Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma Harzianum
  12. Yariv Brotman, Eden Briff, Ada Viterbo,* and Ilan Chet (2008) Role of Swollenin, an Expansin-Like Protein from Trichoderma, in Plant Root Colonization
  13. SHAZIA SHAFIQUE, RUKHSANA BAJWA AND SOBIYA SHAFIQUE (2009) CELLULASE BIOSYNTHESIS BY SELECTED TRICHODERMA SPECIES
  14. Yariv Brotman, Eden Briff, Ada Viterbo,* and Ilan Chet (2008) Role of Swollenin, an Expansin-Like Protein from Trichoderma, in Plant Root Colonization
  15. De Schutter B, Aerts R and Rombouts L., 2001. Colonisation of soilless growing media for tomato by Trichoderma harzianum – Research into crown rot of tomato plants
  16. N. Ozbay, S.E. Newman and W.M. Brown (2004) Evaluation of Trichoderma harzianum Strains to Control Crown and Root Rot of Greenhouse Fresh Market Tomatoes
  17. Himmel, M.E., M.F. Ruth and C.E. Wyman. 1999. Cellulase for commodity products from cellulosic biomass.
  18. Sibtain Ahmed, Ammara Bashir, Huma Saleem, Mubshara Saadia and AmerJamil (2009) Production and Purification of Cellulose Degrading Enzymes From a Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma Harzianum
  19. Sibtain Ahmed, Ammara Bashir, Huma Saleem, Mubshara Saadia and AmerJamil (2009) Production and Purification of Cellulose Degrading Enzymes From a Filamentous Fungus Trichoderma Harzianum

 

Bacteria – Bacillus and Pseudomonas spp

 

  1. Mahmoud Sharaf-Eldin, Shereen Elkholy, Jose-Antonio Fernández, Helmut Junge, Ronald Cheetham, José Guardiola, Pamela Weathers (2008) Bacillus subtilis FZB24 Affects Flower Quantity and Quality of Saffron (Crocus sativusL.
  2. Heydari, A. and M. Pessarakli, 2010. A review on biological control of fungal plant pathogens using microbial antagonists. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 273-290.
  3. Bonnie H. Ownley, Brion K. Duffy, and David M. Weller (2003) Identification and Manipulation of Soil Properties To Improve the Biological Control Performance of Phenazine-Producing Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society for Microbiology
  4. Heydari, A. and M. Pessarakli (2010) A review on biological control of fungal plant pathogens using microbial antagonists. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 273-290.
  5. Torsten Stein (2005) Bacillus subtilis antibiotics: structures, syntheses and specific functions
  6. Correa et al., 2009; Kloepper et al., 2004
  7. Muhammad Nadeem Hassan, A. Mark Osborn and Fauzia Yusuf Hafeez (2010) Molecular and biochemical characterization of surfactin producing Bacillus species antagonistic to Colletotrichum falcatum Went causing sugarcane red rot
  8. Heydari, A. and M. Pessarakli (2010) A review on biological control of fungal plant pathogens using microbial antagonists. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 273-290.
  9. Shamil Z. Validov, Faina Kamilova and Ben J.J. Lugtenberg (2008) Pseudomonas putida strain PCL1760 controls tomato foot and root rot in stonewool under industrial conditions in a certified greenhouse
  10. F. Déniel, P. Rey, M. Chérif, A. Guillou, and Y. Tirilly (2004) Indigenous bacteria with antagonistic and plant-growth-promoting activities improve slow-filtration efficiency in soilless cultivation
  11. Leulseged Begashaw (2003) Utilisation of rhizosphere microflora in biocontrol of root rot and growth enhancement of lettuce under hydroponic systems
  12. Valerie Gravel, Hani Antoun, Russell J. Tweddell (2007) Growth stimulation and fruit yield improvement of greenhouse tomato plants by inoculation with Pseudomonas putida or Trichoderma atroviride: Possible role of indole acetic acid (IAA)
  13. Shamil Z. Validov , Faina Kamilova, Ben J.J. Lugtenberg (2008) Pseudomonas putida strain PCL1760 controls tomato foot and root rot in stonewool under industrial conditions in a certified greenhouse – Leiden University, Institute of Biology, The Netherlands
  14. Magdi A.M Younis, Francis F. Hezayen, MoustafaA. Nour-Eldein and Mohamed S.A. Shabeb (2010) Optimization of Cultivation Medium and Growth Conditions for Bacillus subtilis KO Strain Isolated from Sugar Cane Molasses
  15. Asghar Heydari and Mohammad Pessarakli (2010) A Review on Biological Control of Fungal Plant Pathogens Using Microbial Antagonists
  16. Emilio Montesinos (2003) Development, registration and commercialization of microbial pesticides for plant protection
  17. M. Roseline Yardin, Ivan R. Kennedy and Janice E. Thies (2000) Development of high quality carrier materials for field delivery of key microorganisms used as bio-fertilisers and bio-pesticides
  18. M. Roseline Yardin, Ivan R. Kennedy and Janice E. Thies (2000) Development of high quality carrier materials for field delivery of key microorganisms used as bio-fertilisers and bio-pesticides
  19. M. Roseline Yardin, Ivan R. Kennedy and Janice E. Thies (2000) Development of high quality carrier materials for field delivery of key microorganisms used as bio-fertilisers and bio-pesticides

Sterilisation versus Beneficial Micros

Monochloramine

  1. American Society for Microbiology (2007). Monochloramine Treatment Not As Effective In Protecting Drinking Water
  2. World Health Organization
  3. Rice RG, Gomez-Taylor M (1986) Occurrence of by-products of strong oxidants reacting with drinking water contaminants — scope of the problem
  4. MARK W. LECHEVALLIER, CHERYL D. CAWTHON, AND RAMON G. LEE (1987) Factors Promoting Survival of Bacteria in Chlorinated Water Supplies
  5. C. X. Hong, P. A. Richardson, P. Kong, and E. A. Bush (2003) Efficacy of Chlorine on Multiple Species of Phytophthora in Recycled Nursery Irrigation Water

Use of Chlorine (not to be confused with monochloramine) for Sterilisation

  1. American Society for Microbiology (2007). Monochloramine Treatment Not As Effective In Protecting Drinking Water
  2. Jillian M. Lang, Brittany Rebits, Steven E. Newman, and Ned Tisserat, (2008) Monitoring Mortality of Pythium Zoospores in Chlorinated Water Using Oxidation Reduction Potential (dowload the original paper – with thanks to Jillian Lang)
  3. C. X. Hong, P. A. Richardson, P. Kong, and E. A. Bush (2003) Efficacy of Chlorine on Multiple Species of Phytophthora in Recycled Nursery Irrigation Water