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The rhizosphere microorganisms of rubber plants (Hevea brasiliensis) were determined using the soil dilution plate method, while the rhizoplane was determined by serial washing of root lengths and plating on PDA plates. Fungi belonging to the genera Aspergillus, Trichoderma, Penicillium, Botryodiplodia and Mucor were isolated from both the rhizoplane and rhizosphere of rubber, at both Iyanomo and Akwete rubber plantations. Staphylococcus sp., Bacillus sp. were the only bacteria isolated from the rhizoplane and rhizosphere, together with Bacillus cereus var mycoides, which occurred only on the rhizoplane. A. niger, together with species of Trichoderma, constituted by far the dominant mycoflora in the rhizoplane, at both Iyanomo and Akwete, while A. niger, Penicillium spp. together with Trichoderma spp. dominated at the rhizosphere. OMICS Group International is one of the leading Open Access Publishers which is publishing 700+ peer-reviewed journals with the support of 50,000+ editorial board members as editorial team and aimed to disseminate the scholarly knowledge to the scientific society. OMICS Group also organizing 3000+ International Scientific Conferences and events yearly all over the world with the support of 1000+ Scientific associations worldwide. Citation: Ikediugwu FEO, Monday U (2012) Root Zone Microflora is Responsible for Suppressiveness of the White Root Rot Disease in Akwete Rubber Plantations. J Plant Pathol Microb 3:151.
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