Bacterial Stimulation of Sporangium Production in Phytophthora cinnamomi

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Science  26 Nov 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3700, pp. 1178-1179
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3700.1178


Bacteria, notably Chromobacterium violaceum, stimulate initiation of production of sporangia by Phytophthora cinnamomi, a plant pathogen which does not produce this asexual stage in ordinary agar or liquid culture.