Attachment of Pasteuria penetrans Endospores to Meloidogyne spp. Juveniles Affected by Temperatures and the Nematode species

선충기생세균(Pasteuria penetrans) 내생포자의 뿌리혹선충(Meloidogyne spp.) 유충 부착에 대한 온도와 선충종의 영향

  • Cho, Myoung Rae (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA) ;
  • Kim, Hyung Hwan (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA) ;
  • Kang, Taek Joon (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA) ;
  • Ahn, Seung Joon (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA) ;
  • Yang, Chang Yul (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA) ;
  • Jeon, Sung Wook (Horticultural & Herbal Crop Environment Division, National Institute of Horticultural & Herbal Science, RDA)
  • 조명래 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 김형환 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 강택준 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 안승준 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 양창열 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과) ;
  • 전성욱 (국립원예특작과학원 원예특작환경과)
  • Received : 2013.02.28
  • Accepted : 2013.03.29
  • Published : 2013.06.01


A greenhouse soil infested with an obligate nematode parasitic bacterium, Pasteuria penetrans, was used to test the effect of temperatures on the endospore attachment to root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne arenaria, juveniles (J2). Freshly hatched J2s were inoculated to the soil in petri dish and incubated under different temperatures of $20^{\circ}C$, $25^{\circ}C$, $30^{\circ}C$, and $35^{\circ}C$ for 7 days. The endospore attachment rates were 100% in all the temperatures, while the number of endospores attached per J2 was highest in $25^{\circ}C$ with 28.3 endospores/J2 followed by 20.2, 18.6, and 13.6 in $30^{\circ}C$, $20^{\circ}C$, and $35^{\circ}C$, respectively. When the soil was pre-treated under different temperatures before the J2 inoculation, the endospore attachment rates significantly decreased from 60% in room temperature to $25^{\circ}C$, 31.7, 8.3, 5.0, and 0% after the soil incubation in $-30^{\circ}C$, $4^{\circ}C$, $40^{\circ}C$, $50^{\circ}C$, and $100^{\circ}C$ for 10 days, respectively. The endospore numbers attached per J2 were 3.5, 4.3, 1, 1, and 0 when the soil was pre-treated in $-30^{\circ}C$, $4^{\circ}C$, $40^{\circ}C$, $50^{\circ}C$, and $100^{\circ}C$, respectively, which were lower than 5.3/J2 of room temperature treated soil. The P. penetrans isolate in the soil showed nematode species-specific endospore attachment characteristics with 100% attachment rate only on M. arenaria J2s while the rates were 0% on M. hapla and M. incognita J2s.


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