Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection

, Volume 125, Issue 2, pp 131–132 | Cite as

Revisiting wishful thinking: the need of molecular tools to accurately assess the risks associated with microbial biocontrol agents

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair for Phytopathology and Plant Protection, Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty for Natural Sciences IIIMartin-Luther-University Halle-WittenbergHalle (Saale)Germany

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