Isolation and characterization of lactic acid bacteria from different bee species in the Philippines and screening for activity against the causal organism of American Foulbrood Disease (Paenibacillus larvae ssp. larvae)

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Report on the project aimed to isolate lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from three bee species collected from different sampling sites, characterize and identify antagonistic LAB isolates and screening for antagonistic activity against Paenibacillus larvae. Prof. Noel G. Sabino Mr. Andrew D. Montecillo Institute of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences University of the Philippines Los Baños www.uplb.edu.ph