Bacterial disease of cucumbers in space-flight conditions

1Gvozdyak, RI, 2Korobko, AP, 2Azimtscev, AG
1D.K. Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Косм. наука технол. 1997, 3 ;(2):22–27
Section: Space Life Sciences
Publication Language: Russian
Phytopathogenic bacteria of the Bacillus, Pseudomonas, and Erwinia genera have been isolated from the cucumber seedlings which perished in space-flight conditions. The species Bacillus polymyxa Cohn 1872 turned out to be the most virulent.
Keywords: space biology experiments, space life sciences
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