THE EFFECT OF LOW INDUCTIVITY STATIC MAGNETIC FIELD ON SOME PLANT PATHOGEN FUNGI

2005, 6 (2)   p. 167-172

Pál NAGY

Abstract

Growth and sporulation of phytopathogen microscopic fungi were studied under a static magnetic fi eld. The applied flux densities were 0,1, 0,5 and 1 mT. As a result of our experiments, the magnetic fi eld decreased the growth of colonies by 10 % using this fl ux density region. At the same time, the number of the developed conidia of Alternaria alternata and Curvularia inaequalis increased by 68-133 percent, but the number of Fusarium oxysporum conidia decreased by 79-83 percent.

Keywords

phytopathogenic fungi, sporulation, static magnetic fi eld

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