An antagonistic association between two organisms (especially microorganisms), in which one is adversely affected. See also symbiosis.
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- The plates were incubated at 28°C and observed for antibiosis after 24 hours in case of yeasts and 96 hours in case of moulds.
- The types of resistance bred into resistant hybrids are ‘tolerance’ and ‘antibiosis.’
- The direct mechanisms involved in this protective effect include competition, antibiosis, and mycoparasitism.