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Table 2 Time intervals to monitor population dynamics and colonization of endophytic bacteria (Rif +) isolates and pathogen inside cucumber root and shoot

From: Biocontrol of angular leaf spot disease and colonization of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) by endophytic bacteria

Sampling dates Monitoring bacterial isolates
1 30 min after seed bacterization Only EB (Rif +) isolates
2 1 day after seed bacterization and surface disinfection Only EB (Rif +) isolates
3 First true leaf stage Only EB (Rif +) isolates
4 1 day after Psl inoculation Pathogenic bacterium and EB (Rif +) isolates
5 3 days after Psl inoculation Pathogen and EB (Rif +) isolates
6 7 days after Psl inoculation Pathogen and EB (Rif +) isolates
7 14 days after Psl inoculation Pathogen and EB (Rif +) isolates