Temperature effects on growth of the biocontrol agent Pantoea agglomerans (An oval isolate from Iraqi soils)

  • Zaid Raad Abbas Department of Biology, College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad-Iraq.
  • Sawsan Hassan Authman Department of Biology, College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad-Iraq.
  • Aqeel Mohammed Majeed Al-Ezee Department of Biology, College of Science, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad-Iraq.
Keywords: Biocontrol agent, Pantoea agglomerans, Iraqi soils


The growth response of the biocontrol agent Pantoea agglomerans to changes in temperature was determined in vitro in nutrient yeast extract-sucrose medium. The minimum temperature at which P. agglomerans was able to grow was 4°C and the maximum temperature was 42°C. This study defines the range of environmental condition (Temperature) over which the bacteria may be developed for biocontrol of postharvest diseases.


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Abbas, Z., Authman, S., & Al-Ezee, A. (2017). Temperature effects on growth of the biocontrol agent Pantoea agglomerans (An oval isolate from Iraqi soils). Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 8(4), 85-88. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/287