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Title of Thesis

Bioantagonistic Activity of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (Pgpr) Against Meloidogyne Javanica for the Control of Root Knot Disease of Tomatoes

Author(s)

Javed Asghar Tariq

Institute/University/Department Details

Department of Plant Pathology / University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Session
2009
Subject
Plant Pathology
Number of Pages
127
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Bioantagonistic,Promoting Rhizobacteria (Pgpr), Meloidogyne Javanica, Root Knot, Disease of Tomatoes

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1 0 CONTENTS 9
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2 1 INTRODUCTION 4
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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Biological control

2.2 Mechanisms of biocontrol

2.3 Siderophores

2.4 Competition for nutrients

2.5 Parasitism

2.6 Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and root knot nematode

2.7 Brief history of root knot nematodes ( Meloidogyne spp)

2.8 Symptoms

2.9 Life cycle

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4 3 MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1 Collection of Root Samples

3.2 Sampling from tomato plants.

3.3 Extraction of egg masses from galled roots

3.4 Counting the number of nematode eggs

3.5 Quantitative estimation of nematodes in infested roots

3.6 Picking of nematodes

3.7 Killing of nematodes

3.8 Fixing of nematodes

3.9 Preparation of mounts (slides)

3.10 Processing of root samples

3.11 Identification of root knot nematode on the basis of perineal pattern

3.12 Mass culturing of root-knot nematodes

3.13 Isolation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

3.14 Morphological characters of bacterial isolates

3.15 Studying growth promoting characteristics of plant growth    promoting rhizobacteria

3.16 Antagonistic activity of PGPRs against Meloidogyne javanicain- vitro.

3.17 Detection for metabolites

3.18 Molecular identification of potent strains

3.19 Efficacy of Pspudomonas fluorescens (Rh37) and Bacillus subtilis (Asr38) against Meloidogyne javanica under controlled conditions  (Growth chamber)

3.20 Efficacy of Pspudomonas fluorescens (Rh37) and Bacillus subtilis (Asr38) against Meloidogyne javanica in net house

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5 4 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1 Collection of samples from district Barkhan

4.2 Isolation and Morphological   Identification of bacterial isolates.

4.3 Phosphate solubilization

4.4 Quantitative estimation of mobilized phosphate:

4.5 Phytohormone (IAA) production

4.6 Nematicidal activity of bacterial strains

4.7 Metabolite secretion

4.8 Effect of rhizobacterial isolates (Pseudomonas fluorescence and Bacillus subtilus on the growth parameters & severity of root  knot disease in tomato in controlled conditions (growth chamber)

4.9 Effect of rhizobacterial isolates (Pseudomonas fluorescence and Bacillus subtilus on the growth parameters & severity of root  knot disease in tomato in net  house conditions

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6 5 SUMMARY 5
  5.1 LITERATURE CITED 22
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  5.2 APPENDICES 5