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  1. Manirakiza, E., Ziadi, N., Hamel, C., Levesque, V., Antoun, H., and Karam, A. 2021. Soil microbial community dynamics after co-application of biochar and paper mill biosolids. Applied Soil Ecology. 165: 103960. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.103960.

  2. Cossus, L., Roux-Dalvai, F., Kelly, I., Nguyen, T.T.A., Antoun, H., Droit, A., and Tweddell, R.J. 2021. Interactions with plant pathogens influence lipopeptides production and antimicrobial activity of Bacillus subtilis strain PTB185. Biological Control. 154: 104497. doi: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104497.


  3. Levesque, V., Antoun, H., Rochette, P., and Dorais, M. 2020. Type of constructed wetlands influence nutrient removal and nitrous oxide emissions from greenhouse wastewater. European Journal of Horticultural Science. 85(1): 3-13. doi: 10.17660/eJHS.2020/85.1.1.

  4. Levesque, V., Rochette, P., Hogue, R., Jeanne, T., Ziadi, N., Chantigny, M. H., Dorais, M., and Antoun, H. 2020. Greenhouse gas emissions and soil bacterial community as affected by biochar amendments after periodic mineral fertilizer applications. Biology and Ferility of Soil. 56: 907-925. doi: 10.1007/s00374-020-01470-z.

  5. Levesque, V., Jeanne, T., Dorais, M., Ziadi, N., Hogue, R., and Antoun, H. 2020. Biochars improve tomato and sweet pepper performance and shift bacterial composition in a peat-based growing medium. Applied Soil Ecology. 153: 103579. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2020.103579.


  6. Manirakiza, E., Ziadi, N., St. Luce, M., Hamel, C., Antoun, H., and Karam, A. 2019. Changes in soil pH and nutrient extractability after co-applying biochar and paper mill biosolids. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. doi: 10.1139/cjss-2019-0138.

  7. Malick, P.S., Antoun, H., Chalifour, F., and Beauchamp, C.J. 2019. Potential use of leachate from composted fruit and vegetable waste as fertilizer for corn. Cogent Food and Agriculture. 5: 1-14. doi: 10.1080/23311932.2019.1580180.

  8. Manirakiza, E., Ziadi, N., St. Luce, M., Hamel, C., Antoun, H., and Karam, A. 2019. Nitrogen mineralization and microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen in response to co-application of biochar and paper mill biosolids. Applied Soil Ecology. 142: 90-98. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.04.025.


  9. Levesque, V., Rochette, P., Ziadi, N., Dorais, M., and Antoun, H. 2018. Mitigation of CO2, CH4 and N2O from a fertigated horticultural growing medium amended with biochars and a compost. Applied Soil Ecology. 126: 129–139. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.02.021.


  10. Taktek, S., St-Arnaud, M., Piche, Y. Fortin, J.A., and Antoun, H. 2017. Igneous phosphate rock solubilization by biofilm-forming mycorrhizobacteria and hyphobacteria associated with Rhizoglomus irregulare DAOM 197198. Mycorrhiza. 27: 13–22. doi: 10.1007/s00572-016-0726-z.


  11. Tchiaze, A.I., Taffouo, V.D., Fankem, H., Kenne, M., Baziramakenga, R., Ekodeck, G.E., and Antoun, H. 2016. Influence of nitrogen sources and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria inoculation on growth, crude fiber and nutrient uptake in squash (Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Poir.) plants. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca. 44(1):5 3-59. doi: 10.15835/nbha44110169.


  12. Taktek, S., Trepanier, M., Magallon-Servin, P., St-Arnaud, M., Piche, Y. Fortin, J.A., and Antoun, H. 2015. Trapping of phosphate solubilizing bacteria on hyphae of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Rhizophagus irregularis DAOM 197198. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 90: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.07.016.

  13. Ghobakhlou, A. F., Johnston, A., Harris, L., Antoun, H., and Laberge, S. 2015. Microarray transcriptional profiling of Arctic Mesorhizobium strain N33 at low temperature provides insights into cold adaption strategies. BMC Genomics. 16: 383.

  14. On, A., Wong, F., Ko, Q., Tweddell, R. J., Antoun, H., and Avis, T. J. 2015. Antifungal effects of compost tea microorganisms on tomato pathogens. Biological Control. 80: 63-69.
  15. 2013

  16. Traore, L., Babana, H., Sacko, O., Yattara, I.I., Antoun H., and Lahbib M., 2013. Field promotion on growth, P uptake and yield of maize (Zea mays) by Tilemsi Phosphate Rock-dissolving Bacillus strains, isolated from Malian soils. Les Cahiers de l'Economie Rurale. 13: 1-22.

  17. Ghobakhlou, A., Laberge, S., Antoun, H., Wishart, D.S., Xia, J., 2013. Metabolomic analysis of cold acclimation of arctic Mesorhizobium sp. strain N33. PLoS ONE. 8: e84801. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084801.
  18. 2012

  19. Lamine Traore, L., Babana, H., Samake, F., Yattara, I. I., Antoun, H. and Lahbib, M., 2012. Isolation and biological characterization of phosphate solubilizing bacteria strains from the rhizospheric soils of corn in Mali. Les Cahiers de l'Economie Rurale. 12: 70-82.

  20. Dionne, A., Tweddell, R. J., Antoun, H., and Avis, T. J. 2012. Effect of non-aerated compost teas on damping-off pathogens of tomato, Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 34: 51-57.
  21. 2011

  22. Levesque, V., Dorais, M., Gravel, V., Menard, C., Antoun, H., Rochette, P. and Roy, S. 2011. The use of artificial wetlands to treat greenhouse effluents. Acta Horticulturae 893: 1185-1192.
  23. 2010

  24. Kone, S.b., Dionne, A., Tweddell, R.J., Antoun, H. and Avis, T.J. 2010. Suppressive effect of non-aerated compost teas on foliar fungal pathogens of tomato. Biological Control 52: 167-173

  25. Drouin, P., Sellami, Moez., Prevost, D., Fortin, J. and Antoun, H. 2010. Tolerance to agricultural pesticides of strains belonging to four genera of Rhizobiaceae. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B 45: 780-788.
  26. 2009

  27. Farhat, M.B., Farhat, A., Bejar, W., Kammoun, R., Bouchaala, K., Fourati, A., Antoun, H., Bejar, S. and Chouayekh, H. 2009. Characterization of the mineral phosphate solubilizing activity of Serratia marcescens CTM 50650 isolated from the phosphate mine of Gafsa. Archives of Microbiology 191: 815-824.
  28. 2008

  29. de-Bashan, L.E., Magallon, P., Antoun, H., and Bashan Y. 2008. Role of glutamate dehydrogenase and glutamine synthetase in Chlorella vulgaris during assimilation of ammonium when jointly immobilized with the microalgae-growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. Journal of Phycology 44: 1188-1196.

  30. de-Bashan, L.E., Antoun, H., and Bashan Y. 2008. Involvement of indole-3-acetic-acid produced by the growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum spp. in promoting growth of Chlorella vulgaris. Journal of Phycology 44: 938-947.

  31. Bipfubusa, M., Angers, D.A., N'Dayegamiye, A. and Antoun, H. 2008. Soil aggregation and biochemical properties following the application of fresh and composted organic amendments. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 72: 160-166

  32. Julien, M.C., Dion, P., Lafreniere, C., Antoun, H., Drouin, P., 2008. Sources of Clostridia in raw milk on farms. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 74: 6348-6357

  33. Avis, T. J., Gravel, V., Antoun, H., and Tweddell, R. J. 2008. Multifaceted beneficial effects of rhizosphere microorganisms on plant health and productivity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40: 1733-1740

  34. Lafreniere, C., Drouin, P.., and Antoun, H. 2008. Ensilages butyrique and production fromagere. Production de lait Quebecois. 28: 33-36.
  35. 2007

  36. Gravel, V., Antoun, H., and Tweddell, R. J. 2007. Effect of indole-acetic acid (IAA) on the development of symptoms caused by Pythium ultimum on tomato plants. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 119: 457-462

  37. Gravel, V., Antoun, H. and Tweddell, R.-J. 2007. Growth stimulation and fruit yield improvement of greenhouse tomato plants by inoculation with Pseudomonas putida or Trichoderma atroviride: Possible role of indole acetic acid (IAA). Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39: 1968-1977.
  38. 2006

  39. Babana A.H. and Antoun, H. 2006. Effect of Tilemsi phosphate rock-solubilizing microorganisms on phosphorus uptake and yield of field-grown wheat (Triticum aestivum L) in Mali. Plant and soil. 287:51-58.

  40. Alikhani H A, Saleh-Rastin N. and Antoun H., 2006. Phosphate solubilization activity of rhizobia native to Iranian soils. Plant and Soil. 287: 35-41.

  41. Bipfubusa, M., N'Dayegamiye, A., and Antoun, H. 2006. Evaluation des effets de boues mixtes fraiche., and de leurs composts sur les rendements des culture., and leur nutrition minerale. AgroSolutions. 17(1): 65-72.

  42. Gravel V., Martinez C, Antoun H and Tweddell R. 2006. Control of greenhouse tomato root rot (Pythium ultimum) in hydroponic systems using plant growth-promoting microorganisms. Candian Juornal of Plant Pathology. 28: 475-483.
  43. 2005

  44. de-Bashan, L.E., Antoun, H., Bashan, Y. 2005. Cultivation factors and population size control the uptake of nitrogen by the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris when interacting with the microalgae growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 54:. 197-203.

  45. Babana, A. H. and Antoun, H. 2005. Biological system for improving the availability of Tilemsi phosphate rock for wheat (Triticum aestivum L) cultivated in Mali. Nutrients Cycling in Agroecosystems. 72: 147-157.

  46. Bipfubusa, M., N'Dayegamiye, A., and Antoun, H. 2005. Effets de boues mixtes de papetieres fraeche., and compostes sur l'agregation du sol, leinclusio., and la mineralisation de C dans les macro-agregats stables l'eau. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 85: 47-55.

  47. Gravel V., Martinez C, Antoun H and Tweddell R. 2005. Antagonist microorganisms with the ability to control Pythium damping-off of tomato seeds in rockwool. BioControl 50:. 771-786.

  48. Charest, M-H., Beauchamp, C.J., and Antoun, H. 2005. Effects of the humic substances of de-inking paper sludge on the antagonism between two compost bacteria and Pythium ultimum. FEMS Microbiology Ecolology. 52:219-227.
  49. 2004

  50. Charest, M-H, Antoun, H., and Beauchamp, C.J. 2004. Dynamics of water-soluble carbon substances and microbial populations during the composting of de-inking paper sludge. Bioresource Technology. 91: 53-67.


  51. Bigwaneza, P.C., Fortin, J., Antoun, H., Ndayegamiye ,A. and Cete, D. 2003. Effect of long-term liquid pig manure application on atrazine mineralization in a soil cultivated with maize. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 38:191-199.
  52. 2002

  53. Izallalen ,M., Levesque, R.C., Perret, X., Broughton, W.J. and Antoun, H. 2002. A set of Broad-Host-Range Mobilizable Suicide Vectors for In vitro and In vivo Promoter trapping in Gram-Negative Bacteria. Biotechniques. 33:1038-1043.

  54. Sessitsch,A.,Howieson,J.G.,Perret,X.,Antoun,H. and Martinez-Romero, E. 2002. Advances in Rhizobium research. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. 21(4): 323-378.

  55. Reyes,I., Bernier, L and Antoun, H. 2002. Rock Phosphate Solubilization and Colonization of Maize Rhizosphere by Wild and Genetically Modified Strains of Penicillium rugulosum. Microbial Ecology. 44:39-48.
  56. 2001

  57. Hilali, A., Prevost, D., Broughton, W.J., and Antoun, H. 2001. Effets de l'inoculation avec des souches de Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar trifolii sur la croissance du ble dans deux sols du Maroc. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 47:590-593.

  58. Sadfi, N., Cherif, M. , Fliss I, Boudabbous, A. at Antoun, H. 2001. Evaluation of bacterial isolates from salty soils and Bacillus thuringiensis strains for the biocontrol of Fusarium dry rot of potato tubers. Journal of Plant Pathology. 83:101-118.

  59. Poinsot, V., Belanger, E., Laberge, S., Yang, G.P., Antoun, H., Cloutier, J., Treilhou, M., Denarie,J.,Prome,J-C. amd Debelle,F. 2001. Unusual Methyl-Branched α,β-Unsaturated Acyl Chain Substitutions in the Nod Factors of an Arctic Rhizobium, Mesorhizobium sp. Strain N33 (Oxytropis arctobia). Journal of Bacteriology. 183:3721-3728.

  60. Reyes, I., Baziramakenga, R., Bernier, L., and Antoun, H. 2001. Solubilization of phosphate rocks and minerals by a wild-type strain and two UV-induced mutants of Penicillium rugulosum. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33: 1741-1747.
  61. 2000

  62. Labidi, M., Laberge, S., Vezina,L.P. and Antoun, H. 2000. The dnaJ (hsp40) locus in Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoli is required for the establishment of an effective symbiosis with Phaseolus vulgaris. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 13: 1271-1274.

  63. Drouin, P, Prevost, D and Antoun, H. 2000. Physiological adaptation to low temperature of strains of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae associated with Lathyrus spp. FEMS Microbialogy Ecology. 28:281-290.
  64. 1999

  65. Reyes I., Bernier, L., Simard, R. and Antoun, H.1999. Effect of nitrogen source on the solubilization of different inorganic phosphates by an isolate of Penicillium rugulosum and two UV-induced mutants. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 28: 281-290.

  66. Reyes, I., Bernier, L., Simard, R.,Tanguay, P. and Antoun, H. 1999. Characteristics of phosphate solubilization by an isolate of a tropical Penicillium rugulosum and two UV-induced mutants. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 28:291-295.
  67. 1998

  68. Antoun, H., Beauchamp, C.J., Goussard, N., Chabot, R. and Lalande, R. 1998. Potential use of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium as plant growth promoting rhizobacteria with non-legumes: effect on radishes(Raphanus sativus L.). Plant and Soil 204: 57-67.
  69. Chabot, R., Beauchamp, C.J., Kloepper, J and Antoun H. 1998. Effect of phosphorus on root colonization and growth promotion of maize by bioluminescent mutants of phosphate-solubilizing Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 30: 1615-1618.
  70. 1997

  71. Cloutier, J., Laberge, S. and Antoun, H. 1997. Sequence and mutational analysis of the 6.7-kb region containing nodAFEG genes of Rhizobium sp. strain N33: evidence of DNA rearrangements. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 10: 401-406.
  72. 1996

  73. Chabot, R., Antoun, H. and Cescas, M.-P. 1996. Growth promotion of maize and lettuce by phosphate-solubilizing Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli. Plant and Soil 184: 311-321.

  74. Cloutier, J., Laberge, S., Castonguay, Y., and Antoun, H. 1996. Characterization and mutational analysis of nodHPQ genes in Rhizobium sp. strain N33. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 9: 720-728.

  75. Drouin, P., Prevost, D., and Antoun, H. 1996. Classification of bacteria nodulating Lathyrus japonicus and Lathyrus pratensis in Northern Quebec as strains of Rhizobium leguminosarum Bv. viviae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 46: 1016-1024.

  76. Labidi, M, Lalande, R., Laberge, S., and Antoun, H. 1996. Effect of glutamate transport and catabolism on symbiotic effectiveness in Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoli. Plant and Soil. 182: 51-58.

  77. Chabot, R., Antoun, H, Kloepper, J.W., and Beauchamp, C J. 1996. Root colonization of maize and lettuce by bioluminescent Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 62: 2767-2772.

  78. Cloutier, J., Laberge, S., Prevost, D., and Antoun, H. 1996. Sequence and mutational analysis of the common nodBCIJ region Rhizobium sp. (Oxytropis arctobia) strain N33, a nitrogen-fixing microsymbiont of arctic and temperate legumes. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 9: 523-531.
  79. 1994

  80. Werner, D., Ahlborn, B., Antoun, H., Bernhard, S., Bolanos, C., Cooper, J. E., Gorge, E., Jacobi, A., Kalliopi, P., Kape, R., Katinakis, P., Kosch, K., Muller, P., Parniske, M., Schmidt, P., Streit, W. and Wetzel, A. 1994. Communication and signal exchange in the Rhizobium/bradyrhizobium-legume system. Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 1-2: 5-15.
  81. 1993

  82. Bigwaneza, P. C., Prestov, D., Bordeleau, L. and Antoun, H. 1993. Effect of temperature on succinate transport by an arctic and a temperate strain of rhizobia. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 39: 907-911.

  83. Chabot, R., Antoun, H. and Cescas, M. P. 1993. Stimulation de la croissance du mai., and de la laitue romaine par des microorganismes dissolvant le phosphore inorganique. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 39: 941-947.

  84. Beauchamp, C. J., Kloepper, J. W., and Antoun, H. 1993. Detection of genetically engineered bioluminescent pseudomonads in potato rhizosphere at different temperatures. Microbial releases. 1: 203-207.

  85. Pare, T., Chalifour, F.-P., Bourassa, J. and Antoun, H. 1993. Previous legumes and N fertilizer effects on mineral concentration and uptake by forage corn. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 73: 461-476

  86. Pare, T., Chalifour, F.-P., Bourassa, J. and Antoun, H. 1993. Forage-corn production and N-fertilizer replacement values following I or 2 years of legumes. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 73: 477-493

  87. Pare, T., Chalifour, F.-P., Bourassa, J. and Antoun, H. 1993. Residual effects of faba bean and soybean for a second or third succeeding forage-corn production. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 73: 495-5O7.
  88. 1992

  89. Cloutier, J., Prevost, D., Nadeau, P., and Antoun, H. 1992. Heat and cold shock protein synthesis in arctic and temperate strains of rhizobia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 58: 2846-2853.

  90. Pare, T., Chalifour, F.-P., Bourassa, J. and Antoun, H. 1992. Forage corn dry-matter yields and N uptake as affected by previous legumes and N fertilizer. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 72: 699-712.

  91. Pouleur, S., Richard, C., Martin, J.-G. and Antoun, H. 1992. Ice nucleation activity in Fusarium acuminatum and Fusarium avenaceum. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 58: 2960-2964.
  92. 1991

  93. Beauchamp, C. J., Dion, P., Kloepper, J. W., and Antoun, H. 1991. Physiological characterization of opine-utilizing rhizobacteria for traits related to plant growth-promoting activity. Plant and soil. 132: 273-279.

  94. Bigwaneza, P. C., Prestov, D., Bordeleau, L. and Antoun, H. 1991. Glucose transport by an arctic and a temperate strain of rhizobial. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 37: 105-109.

  95. Beauchamp, C. J., Kloepper, J. W. Lifshitz, R., Dion, P. and Antoun, H. 1991. Frequent occurrence of the ability to utilize octopine in rhizobacteria. Canadian Journal of Micrbiology. 37: 158-164.
  96. 1990

  97. Beauchamp, C. J., Chilton, W. S., Dion, P., and Antoun, H. 1990. Fungal catabolism of crown gall opines. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 56: 150-155

  98. Lafontaine, P., Benhamou, N. and Antoun, H. 1990. The occurrence of unusual laminated structures rich in andbeta;-4-glucans in plastids of Phaseolus vulgaris root-nodule cells infected by an ineffective C4-dicarboxylic-acid mutant of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoli. Planta . 180: 312-323.

  99. Lalande, R., Bigwaneza, P.-C. and Antoun, H. 1990. Symbiotic effectiveness of strains of Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli isolated from soils of Rwanda. Plant and Soil. 121: 41-46.
  100. 1989

  101. Prevost, D., Bordeleau, L. M., and Antoun, H. 1989. Effet des souches arctiques de Rhizobium sur la structure des nodules du sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia., and de legumineuses arctiques (AstragalusOxytropis spp.). Canadian journal of botany. 67: 3164-3168.

  102. Gagne, S., Richard, C. and Antoun, H. 1989. Effet des bacieries endoracinaires glacogenes sur la resistance de la luzerne au gel. Phytoprotection. 70: 63-73.

  103. Lafontaine, P., Lafreniere, C. and Antoun, H. 1989. Some properties of carbohydrate and C4-dicarboxylic acid utilization negative mutants of Rhizobium leguminoarum biovar phaseoli strain P121. Plant and Soil. 120: 195-201.

  104. Lafontaine, P., Lafreniere, C., Chalifour, F.-P., Dion, P. and Antoun, H. 1989. Carbohydrate and organic acid composition of effective and ineffective root nodules of Phaseolus vulgaris. Physiologia Plantarum. 76: 507-513.

  105. Lalande, R., Bissonnette, N., Coutlee, D. and Antoun, H. 1989. Identification of rhizobacteria from maize and determination of their plant-growth promoting potential. Plant and Soil. 115: 7-11.

  106. Gaagne, S., Richard, C., and Antoun H. 1989. Pouvoir pathgene des bacteries endoracinaires de la luzerne. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 11: 22-27.
  107. 1987

  108. Gagne, S., Richard, C., Rousseau, H. and Antoun, H. 1987. Xylem-residing bacteria in alfalfa roots. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 33: 996-1000.

  109. Richard, C., Gagne, S. and Antoun, H. 1987. A note on the presence of ice nucleation-active bacteria in roots of alfalfa grown in Quebec. Phytoprotection. 68: 127-129.

  110. Prevost, D., Bordeleau, L.M. and Antoun, H. 1987. Symbiotic effectiveness of indigenous arctic rhizobia on a temperate forage legume: Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia). Plant and Soil 104: 63-69

  111. Prevost, D., Bordeleau, L.M. and Antoun, H. 1987. Effects of low temperatures on nitrogenase activity in sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) nodulated by arctic rhizobia. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 104: 63-69.

  112. Lafreniere, C., Lafontaine, P., Marion, C. and Antoun, H. 1987. Oxydation of substrates in organic acids utilization negative mutants and the wild type Rhizobium meliloti strain S'14. Plant and Soil. 101: 73-78.

  113. Prevost, D., Bordeleau, L.M., Caudry-Reznick, S., Schulman, H.M. and Antoun, H. 1987. Characteristics of rhizobia isolated from three legumes indigenous to the Canadian high arctic: Astragalus alpinus, Oxytropis maydelliana, and Oxytropis arctobia. Plant and Soil. 98: 313-324.
  114. 1986

  115. Lalande, R., Antoun, H., Pare, T., and Joyal, P. 1986. Effets de l'inoculation avec des souches du Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli sur le rendemen., and la teneur en azote du haricot (Phaseolus vulgaris). Le Naturaliste Canadien. 113: 337-346.


  116. Antoun, H., Visser, S. A., Cescas, M. P. and Joyal, P. 1985. Effects of liquid hog manure application rates on silage corn yield and nutrient uptake. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 65:63-70.

  117. Gagne, S., Antoun, H. and Richard C., 1985. Inhibition de champignons phytopathogknes par des bacteries isolees du so., and de la rhizosphere de legumineuses. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 31: 856-860.
  118. 1984

  119. Bordeleau, L.M., Amarger, N. and Antoun, H. 1984. Effect of heterologous bacteria and combined nitrogen on theadsorption of Rhizobium meliloti to lucerne seedling roots. Plant and Soil. 82: 223-229.

  120. Antoun, H., Bordeleau, L.M. and Sauvageau, R. 1984. Utilization of the tricarboxylic acid cycle intermediates andsymbiotic effectiveness in Rhizobium meliloti. Plant and Soil. 77: 29-38.

  121. Antoun, H., Couture, L. and Guilmette, H. 1984. Effect of some systemic and protectant fungicides on growth of Verticillium albo-atrum, Rhizobium meliloti and lucerne seedlings in the laboratory. Protection Ecology. 6: 279-286.
  122. 1982

  123. Antoun, H. 1982. Strain identification in Rhizobium meliloti using the antibiotic disk susceptibility test. Plant and Soil. 66: 45-50.
  124. 1981

  125. Bordeleau, L. M., Giroux, M., Ouellet, R. and Antoun, H. 1981. Effet du soufr., and de I'azote sur la fixation symbiotique d'azote chez les plantules de luzeme (Medicago sativa L.). Canadian Journal of Plant Science 61: 639-645.
  126. 1980

  127. Bordeleau, L.M., Lalande, R. and Antoun, H. 1980. Oxygen and mannitol consumption of Rhizobium meliloti in relation to symbiotic nitrogen fixation efficiency. Plant and Soil. 56: 439-443.

  128. Antouni, H., Bordeleau, L.M., Prevost, D. and Lachance, R.A. 1980. Absence of a correlation between nitrate reductase and symbiotic nitrogen fixation efficiency in Rhizobium meliloti. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 60: 209-212.
  129. 1979

  130. Antoun, H., Bordeleau, L. M. and Lachance, R.A. 1979. Rendement de la luzerne (cultivar saranac) inoculee avec une souche tres efficace de rhizobium meliloti en presence deautres especes de rhizobium. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 59: 521-523.
  131. 1978

  132. Antoun, H. 1978. absence de la production de metabolites e activite antifongique chez Rhizobium Spp. Phytoprotection. 59: 40-42.

  133. Antoun, H. 1978. Effet du dextros., and de l'extrait de levure sur i'interaction entre deux especes de rhizobiu., and quelques champignons. Phytoprotection 59: 85-91

  134. Antoun, H., Bordeleau, L. M. and Gegnon, C. 1978. Antagonisme entre Rhizobium melilotiFusarium oxysporum en relation avec I'efricacite symbiotique. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 58: 75-78.

  135. Antoun, H., Bordeleau, L. M., Gegnon, C. and Lachance, R.A. 1978. Actinomycetes antagonistes de champignon., and n'affectant pas le Rhizobium meliloti. Cananadian Journal of Microbiology. 24: 558-562.

  136. Antoun, H., Bordeleau, L. M., Gegnon, C. and Lachance, R.A. 1978. Identification desactinomycetes antagonistes de champignon., and n'affectant pas le Rhizobium meliloti. Cananadian Journal of Microbiology. 24: 1073- 1075.

  137. Bordeleau, L. M. and Antoun, H. 1978. Une methode rapide de presection des souches de Rhizobium meliloti. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 58: 1125-1126.
  138. 1977

  139. Bordeleau, L. M., Antoun, H. and Lachance, R.A. 1977. Effets des souches de Rhizobium meliloti., and des coupes successives de la luzerne (Medicago sativa) sur la fixation symbiotique deazote. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 57: 433-439.

  140. Bordeleau, L. M., and H. Antoun. 1977. Effet de l'inoculation mixte avec des souches de Rhizobium meliloti sur le rendement dela luzerne, cultivar Saranac. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 57: 1071-1075.

  141. Antoun, H. 1977. Effet des substances volatiles produites par Rhizobium sur la croissance radiale de quelques champignons phytopathogenes. Phytoprotection. 58: 92-95.

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  1. Salla, P.M., Antounb, H., Chalifoura, F.P., Beauchamp, C.J. 2016. On farm composting of fruit and vegetable waste from grocery stores: A case under cold climatic conditions of eastern Canada. In: Third Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy. Proceedings SUM2016. 23 - 25 May 2016. Old Monastery of St. Augustine, Bergamo, Italy.


  2. Antoun, H 2013. Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria. In: Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics (Second Edition), edited by Stanley Maloy and Kelly Hughes, Academic Press, San Diego, Pages 353-355, ISBN 9780080961569. doi.10.1016/B978-0-12-374984-0.01169-4.
  3. 2012

  4. Antoun, H. 2012. Benefical microorganisms for the sustainable use of phosphates in agriculture. In: Procedia Engineering. 1st International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry. 46: 62-67.
  5. 2007

  6. Prevost, D., and Antoun, H. 2007. Root nodule bacteria and symbiotic nitrogen fixation. In: Soil sampling and methods of analysis, section IV soil biological analyses, 2nd edn. CRC Press, Florida, 379M-398M

  7. Lafreniere, C. 2007. Les ensilages butyriques'Pas dans mon silo. In: 31 Symposium sur les bovins laitiers. Conference prepareee avec la collaboration de: Drouin, P., Antoun, H. and Berthiaume R.
  8. 2005

  9. Antoun, H., Prevost, D., 2005. Ecology of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. In: PGPR: Biocontrol and Biofertilization. . Springer, Dordrecht, Siddiqui, Z.A. (Ed.), pp. 1-38.
  10. 1999

  11. Prevost, D., Drouin, P., and Antoun, H. 1999. The potential use of cold-adapted rhizobia to improve symbiotic nitrogen fixation in legumes cultivated in temperate regions. In: Biotechnological Applications of Cold-Adapted Organisms (pp. 161-176). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

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