ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

K. Indiragandhi and M. Gomathi
1Department of Microbiology and A Division of Biotechnology, Sengamala Thayaar Educational Trust Women’s College, Mannargudi – 614 001, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2013;7(3):2439-2442
© The Author(s). 2013
Received: 28/11/2012 | Accepted: 27/01/2013 | Published: 30/09/2013

During an investigation of the disease profile of Phaseolus lunatus  (Lima beans) and  Solanum melongena (Brinjal). Repeated  isolations from infected part of plant showed the association of the bacterial  and fungal pathogens were identified   Xanthomonas oryzae, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas putida, Lactobacilus, Corynebacterium, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas fluorescens Klebsiella, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter, Fusarium solani, Candida albican, Aspergillus flavus, Penicillium. Trichoderma viride, Mucor, Aspergilus  niger, Fusarium oxysporum. The identified fungal hyphal  development using slide culture technique .These pathogens were grown in groundnut plant and there was significant decrease in the crude protein and fibre contents with increasing disease severity.


Phaseolus lunatus, Solanum melongena, Plant pathogens, Slide  culture technique

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