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Antagonistic microorganisms against fireblight (Erwinia amylovora)

Project Leader
Danner Herbert, Project Leader
Type of Research
Technological Development
Project partners
Bio-System GmbH, Lohnerhofstraße 7, 78467 Konstanz, Germany.
Contact person: Dr. Stefan Kunz;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Quehenberger Christian, Project Staff (bis 31.12.2011)
Frühauf Sabine, Project Staff
Reinberg Veronika, Project Staff (bis 30.06.2005)
BOKU Research Units
Institute for Environmental Biotechnology
Funded by
Bio-System GmbH, Lohnerhofstraße 7, 78467 Konstanz, Germany
The overall project aims to isolate and produce antagonistic bacteria and yeasts for their use as plant protection agents. Special focus is put on microoganisms against Erwinia amylovora which is known to cause fireblight.
plant ecology; biological engineering;
Microbial plant control; Interaction of microbes and plants;
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