Non-obligate predatory bacterium Burkholderia casidae and uses thereof
- Publisher: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Y02P20/52 | 424/93.47 | Y10S435/874 | 435/874 | C12P1/04 | 424/93.4 | C12R1/01 | A01N63/00 | 435/252.34 | C12N9/52
mesheuropmc: food and beverages | bacteria | bacterial infections and mycoses
A novel predator bacterium Burkholderia casidae is disclosed. The invention is directed to the isolation and use of Burkholderia casidae to control microbial diseases of plants. The genetic, biochemical and physiological characteristics of Burkholderia casidae are described. Biocontrol compositions comprising Burkholderia casidae, and antimicrobial compounds and antimicrobial preparations prepared from Burkholderia casidae are also disclosed, as are methods for accomplishing all of the foregoing.