IHPS Plant Assays – June

IHPS Plant Assays – June

The Slovenian Institute of Hop Research and Brewing has started the trials to determine the
efficacy of biocontrol agents against Verticillium nonalfalfae on hop plants.
The assays consist of inoculation of selected bacteria, including various strains of
Streptomyces, by root dipping and subsequently planting in V. nonalfalfae-infected soil.

Liquid cultures of selected Biocontrol Agents

Application of biocontrol agents to hop plants by root dipping

Preparation of infected soil

Addition of sporulated mycelium of Streptomyces biocontrol agents in the proximity of root system


Controlled growth chamber

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