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any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales

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Previous studies have shown that the actinomycetes comprise a small proportion of the microbial community in saline soils, possibly due to a lower tolerance to salinity than other bacteria (Quesada et al.
For endophytic actinomycetes isolation, three samples of healthy plant material (leaves, stems and roots) were used, and for phytopathogenic bacteria isolation, soil samples were collected under diseased potato plants.
Out of three different compost samples, the maximum number of bacteria and actinomycetes were obtained in Vermicompost (12x[10.
1994, "Pectinolytic enzymes from actinomycetes for the degumming of ramie bast fibers.
The actinomycetes grow in higher temperature ranges (~130[degrees]-145[degrees]F) but convert compounds only in a defined surface area around their colony.
Research leader and microbiologist Cletus Kurtzman and colleagues curate this comprehensive assemblage of living specimens of harmful and helpful bacteria, molds, actinomycetes (such as antibiotic-producing Streptomyces), and yeasts from around the planet.
Spinosad consists of metabolites produced by friendly aerobic bacteria known as actinomycetes.
obigate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae.
In respective to sampling effects, the actinomycetes count was high in CF at 7.
1) One type of mycetoma is caused by actinomycetes (actinomycetomas) and another by true fungi (sinonasal masses).
Dampness, poor ventilation and pet keeping in the dwellings promote the presence of numerous aeroallergens including thermophilic actinomycetes, fungi, bacteria and other sensitizing antigens.
Nutrient agar (one-half strength) also was tested for actinomycetes, but actinomycetes grew better on PCA.
Composting times drastically reduced to approximately 45 days from 90 to 180 days - Ammonia (NH3), a source of offensive odors, substantially reduced by 90% - Greenhouse gases (nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) substantially reduced (N2O reduced by 90%; no CH4 detected (detection limit: 5ppm or less)) - Compost contains 90% less nitrate-nitrogen, greatly reducing effect on water quality - Results in high-quality compost with 100- to 1,000-fold increase in actinomycetes
Roper (2004) isolated several genera of wax-degrading bacteria from soils, the most effective of which belonged to the actinomycetes (Rhodococcus spp.
The 15 articles in this collection reflect the diversity of uses, and range from a very helpful overview to topics such as soil enzymes, rhizobial nitrogen fixation, the possible role of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, sulfur, interactions amongst organisms, sustainable agriculture in arid soils, microbial biofertilizers in fish culture, actinomycetes in both aquaculture and agriculture, applications in industry, control of pathogens, biomass and control of residues, and the production of bioethanol from agricultural and forestry wastes.