• Changes of microbiome in response to sugars in a wilt pathogen-infested soil

    5 days ago - By Springer

    Abstract
    Sugars are frequently and abundantly found in root exudates, but influence of specific sugars on the fate of soil-borne pathogens, microbiome structure, and particularly microbial interactions are not well understood. A 42-day of microcosm incubation was conducted with two soils: a natural watermelon Fusarium wilt pathogen (i.e., Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum )-infested soil and the soil further receiving the wilt pathogen inocula. Both soils were supplemented with four simple sugars before incubation. The results show that, in both soils, FON was enriched by all sugars...
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