In Vitro Evaluation of Antagonistic Microorganisms for the Control of Die-Back of Neem Causal Agent Phomopsis Azadirachtae

Journal title

Journal of Plant Protection Research




No 4

Publication authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Committee of Plant Protection PAS ; Polish Society of Plant Protection ; Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute




eISSN 1899–007X ; ISSN 1427–4345


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