Nourseothricin - A new agent for control of fire blight

H. Bocker, K. Naumann, H. Bergmann, A. Prokop, M. Nachtigall, M. Hilliger, P. J. MUller, K. Richter

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The antimicrobial effective substance nourseothricin, produced in cultures of Streptomyces noursei ZIMET 43716, is presented as a new water soluble agent for the control of fire blight. Practical trials with aqueous nourseothricin sprays are reported. Information about the favourable pharmacological, toxicological, and environmental properties of this agent is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVIII International Workshop on Fire Blight
PublisherInternational Society for Horticultural Science
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9789066059214
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameActa Horticulturae
ISSN (Print)0567-7572


  • Antimicrobial agent
  • Environment
  • Erwinia amylovora
  • Plant protection


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