Table III.

Bacterial counts 72 h after inoculation

Strain InoculatedFractiondx, Colony Forming Units (CFU) g plant−1dy, CFU g plant−1
A. lipoferum strain USA 5bRoot6.106 3.106
A. lipoferum strain USA 5bStem +leaves3.104 5.104
A. brasilense strain CDRoot4.107 2.107
A. brasilense strain CDStem +leaves5.105 7.105
Buffer phosphateRoot + stem +leavesNd3-a Nd
  • F3-a Nd, Not detected.