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Mass multiplication of Trichoderma spp. on organic substrate and their effect in management of seed borne fungi  [2009]

Mustafa, A. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Plant Pathology) Khan, M.A. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Plant Pathology) Inam-ul-Haq, M. (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan). Dept. of Plant Pathology) Khan, S.H. (Ayub Agricultural Research Inst., Faisalabad (Pakistan)) et al.

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Abstract
Eight different organic substrates rice husk, wheat straw, wheat bran, cotton waste, maize stover, saw dust and sugarcane bagasse were screened for their effect on spore production and growth (cfu/gm) of three different species of Trichoderma i.e. T. harzianum, T. longibrachiatum and T. viride isolated from rhizosphere of Dalbergia sissoo. Wheat bran supported maximum growth (19.75) cfu/gm and conidial production (2.98) per gram of substrate for biocontrol agents. T. harzianum showed maximum population (16.57) cfu/gm and T. viride yielded maximum no of spores (2.77) per gram utilizing all the substrates. A temperature 25 degree C was observed best for their mass multiplication. Soil application of organic preparation of biocontrol agents was effective in managing seed borne pathogenic fungi F. oxysporum, F. moniliforme, F. solani, B. theobromae, A. alternata and R. solani and in seedling establishment of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.
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  • dalbergia sissoo
  • biological control agents
  • alternaria alternata
  • botryodiplodia theobromae
  • trichoderma viride
  • fusarium solani
  • gibberella fujikuroi
  • fusarium oxysporum
  • mass rearing
  • organic wastes
  • trichoderma harzianum
  • disease control
  • culture media
  • trichoderma longibrachiatum
  • seedborne organisms
  • rhizoctonia solani

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Pakistan Journal of Phytopathology (Pakistan)

ISSN : 1019-763X

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Type : Journal Article

In AGRIS since : 2010

Volume : 21

Issue : 2

Start Page : 108

End Page : 114

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" Mass multiplication of Trichoderma spp. on organic substrate and their effect in management of seed borne fungi "